Elsewhere by William Peter Blatty – book cover, description, publication history. Elsewhere [William Peter Blatty, Alex McVey, Bruce Haley] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An incredible haunted house novel from. The same can also be said for reading a haunted house story and William Peter Blatty’s “Elsewhere” is no exception. Even so, despite the.

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The story is built around the main character, Joan Freeboard. This is especially irritating because, a we all know Blatty is fully capable of scaring the crap out of readers; blattt b because the story’s setup seems so obvious you’re sure the twist simply can’t be what you think it is. Needless to say, things don’t go as planned. I agree with this, but I wouldn’t say it ruined the story for me. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.

To view it, click here. The novel is just over pages and when I opened blwtty, I checked to see if I had the large print edition I didn’t. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Nothing was too in depth but right for the amount of time spent with them.

View all 4 comments. Certo, alle volte sarebbe da prenderlo a sberle, ma le flsewhere uscite sono divertenti e tengono alto il morale del libro. The real estate agent commissioned to sell the home hires a team of parapsychologists to clear out the ghosts.

Elsewhere by William Peter Blatty

It may not be as good as “The Exorcist” or “Legion”, but as an author I do not feel worthy to rate William Peter Blatty below five stars. Thanks for telling us about the problem. About the Cover Artist: Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. A dire il vero molte cose. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: I hadn’t read anything by Blatty before and now I’m seriously considering it.


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Joan Freeboard is a hard-boiled realtor tasked with selling the fabulous mansion Elsewhere. The writer who gave us the landmark The Exorcist returns with Elsewhere, a short work from Cemetery Dance that represents his first novel since A touching and memorable view of what awaits us after death with delighthfully chilling moments.

Disturbing, unsettling, chilling, and laced with a nasty streak of dark humor, Elsewhere is a must-have for all fans of dark fiction! A relatively quick read, Elsewhere is the first haunted house book in years that lived up to my expectations. The story itself was intriguing. Elsewhere was a perfectly fine way to while away a Sunday afternoon, and I’m not sorry I read it; I just wish I’d read it before subsequent works made it essentially redundant.

Fantasy Book Critic: “Elsewhere” by William Peter Blatty (Reviewed by Robert Thompson)

Realtor Joan Freeboard, trying to dispel the title mansion’s creepy reputation, arranges for a psychic, a parapsychologist and a noted author to move into Elsewhere with her and declare it ghost-free.

There elssewhere are some very lovely things about this world. From review by Publishers Weekly ” I’ve not yet read fa This proved to be a fairly straight-forward ghost story.

This boatty a good Halloween read. I lied; this plot line has gotten old. Book in almost Brand New condition. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

The cover of this book is what drew me to it and I figured if he has been successful in the past, he wouldn’t put out another book so many years later unless it was pretty good.


Collectible – Like New. This review refers to the version, included in the anthology She brings along her friend Terrence Dare, a writer, and psychic Anna Trawley to help investigate. In my opinion, the author builds the tension very admirably throughout the book, so it was a quick and easy read for me, filled with many satisfactory instances of thrills and chills.

I wish that the witty banter done, I’m sure, to be darkly humorous was scaled down a bit, so the atmosphere of the house had been darker. I really liked this one.

Realtor Joan Freeboard, trying to dispel the title mansion’s creepy reputation, arranges for a psychic, a parapsychologist and a noted author to move into Elsewhere with her and declare it ghost-free. Realtor Joan Freeboard – in an effort to dispel the mansion’s eerie reputation I would recommend it anyway, each reader will judge according to its criteria.

Since I didn’t keep that volume, I was happy when Cemetery Dance republished the novella on its own, so I could have a copy in my permanent collection.

Due to her stubborn personality she is the last to accept the haunting of Elsewhere. Io l’ho letto tutto d’un fiato, sotto l’ombrellone a bordo piscina. Golly, what could be going on? Isolated by a storm from civilization, they become absorbed by the house and its growing sense of strangeness; exploring its secrets exposes their own. Jul 09, Rob Errera rated it it was ok.