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The Redemption From the Author of The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty
  

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William Peter Blatty has thrilled generations of readers with his iconic international bestselling novel and screenplay THE EXORCIST. Now Blatty gives us THE REDEMPTION, his first novel in over 25 years, a riveting story of murder, revenge and suspense. Told with unrelenting pace, THE REDEMPTION's compelling, page-turning narrative is haunted by the search for faith and the truths of the human condition.

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The Redemption From the Author of The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

THE REDEMPTION opens in the world's most oppressive and isolated totalitarian state: Albania in the 1970s. A prisoner suspected of being an enemy agent is held by state security. An unsettling presence, he maintains an eerie silence though subjected to unimaginable torture. He escapes - and on the way to freedom, completes a mysterious mission. The prisoner is Dimiter, the American 'agent from hell'. The scene shifts to Jerusalem, focusing on Hadassah Hospital and a cast of unusual characters. All become enmeshed in a series of baffling, inexplicable deaths, until events explode in a surprising climax.

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The atmosphere is redolent of one of John le Carre's cold-war thrillers. . .Blatty's prose is stark, a minimalist style that adds momentum to the propulsive plot. . .a haunting tale that remains thought-provoking long after the final revelation * IRISH TIMES * Blatty expertly combines the mundane with the mystical, drawing together the diverse plot-lines in a page-turning spy-thriller which . . . keeps the reader cheering for the characters to the last page * Guardian * THE REDEMPTION is a cracker * SFX * The sense of ominous mystery that lasts until the final few pages will certainly keep people glued to it * Irish Independent *


About the Author

William Peter Blatty is the author of the bestselling The Exorcist, as well as several other novels. He lives in America.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2011

Author

William Peter Blatty

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Publisher

Piatkus Books an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
368 pages

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Thriller / suspense

ISBN

9780749953737

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