William Blatty

William Blatty

William Blatty was born in New York, New York, USA on January 7th, 1928 and passed away at the age of 89 on January 12th, 2017.

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William Blatty Stats: The highest rated book by William Blatty on Book Notification is The Exorcist, the first novel in The Exorcist series. The second-highest rated book is Legion (The Exorcist #2).

The most read book by William Blatty on Book Notification is The Exorcist, the first novel in The Exorcist series. The second most read book is Legion (The Exorcist #2).

Below is a complete list of William Blatty books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series. The most popular series by William Blatty is The Exorcist Series.

List of The Exorcist Books in Publication Order

List of William Peter Blatty Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of William Peter Blatty Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of William Peter Blatty Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of William Blatty Anthologies in Publication Order

William Blatty: Biography

William Blatty was born on January 7th, 1928. William passed away January 12th, 2017 at 89 years old. William Blatty was born in New York, New York, USA.

William Blatty is probably best known for his Standalone Novels. There are currently 9 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1960 with the novel Which Way to Mecca, Jack?. The most recently released novel was Finding Peter which was released in 2015.

William Blatty also wrote the William Peter Blatty Non-Fiction Books series which has 3 books including I'll Tell Them I Remember You and On The Exorcist.

William Blatty: Awards & Accolades

William Blatty won the Bram Stoker Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, in 1997.

Blatty's books have also won multiple awards, The Exorcist won the Audie Award, Best Narration by the Author, in 2000. Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed won the Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology, in 2011.

William Blatty: Lists & Other Mentions

  • The Exorcist was a New York Times: #1 Fiction Best Seller in 1971.

William Blatty: TV/Movies Based on Books

Williams novel, The Exorcist, was adapted to the big screen in 1973. It was an incredibly influential movie that won the Best Adapted Screenplay award at the Oscars that year. Blatty helped produce the movie.

The movie has spawned numerous sequels. In 1977, Exorcist II was released although the story for that one was written by William Goodhart. The second novel in the Exorcist series, Legion, was adapted into a movie in 1990 called The Exorcist III.

Following that, two more movies not based on any particular books were released which were Exorcist: The Beginning and Dominion: Prequel to the Exorcist.

A new movie was planned with an expected 2023 release date with David Gordon Green as the director. It is based on a screenplay he co-wrote, and will be a direct sequel to The Exorcist.

William also revised his novel Twinkle. Twinkle, Killer Kane which was initially released in 1966. The revisation was called The Ninth Configuration, and was adapted into a movie in 1980. he also directed the movie, and it won the best screenplay award at the Golden Globes.

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The most common authors followed by users who also follow William Blatty are:

  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
  2. Dan Brown, author of the Robert Langdon Series.
  3. Neil Gaiman, author of the American Gods Series.
  4. Paula Hawkins, author of the novel: The Girl on the Train.
  5. Dean Koontz, author of the Odd Thomas Series.

William Blatty: F.A.Q

When was William Blatty Born?

William Blatty was born on January 7th, 1928.

When did William Blatty die?

William Blatty died on January 12th, 2017 at 89 years old.

Where was William Blatty Born?

William Blatty was born in New York, New York, USA.

What awards has William Blatty won?

William Blatty has won the following awards: Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bram Stoker Awards (1997).

What book awards has William Blatty won?

The Exorcist: Audie Award Best Narration by the Author (2000).
Demons: Encounters with the Devil and His Minions, Fallen Angels, and the Possessed: Bram Stoker Awards Superior Achievement in an Anthology (2011).

What was the first book William Blatty wrote?

The first novel written by William Blatty was Which Way to Mecca, Jack?, published in 1960.

What was the most recent book William Blatty wrote?

His most recently released work was Finding Peter on March 30th, 2015.

How many books has William Blatty written?

William Blatty has written 15 books. 2 books in The Exorcist Series, 9 Standalone Novels, 1 Short Story/Novella, 3 books in the William Peter Blatty Non-Fiction Books.

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