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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That old gotcha feeling that honestly still gives me a kick. The story of a haunted house on a remote island on the Hudson River.

Isolated from civilization by a storm, and stranded on Craven’s Cove, the four would-be researchers become absorbed by the house and its growing sense of strangeness.

When I saw this novel, I bought it without hesitation, as well as for the author, even for the plot, quite intriguing.

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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Inhe appeared as a contestant on You Bet Your Life. I read the first three-quarters of the book at the above mentioned time, and found that the pictures suddenly lesewhere up was unnerving. Allison rated it liked it. Terrance also has trouble remembering if he brought his dogs along with him, and the other members of the group get strangely confused when he asks them.

About William Peter Blatty. I agree with this, but I wouldn’t say it ruined the story for me. A realtor, an author, and a psychic walk into a haunted house Blatty is so skillful at working his spell upon the characters that you are not sure whether they are really seeing and hearing ghosts, or if their sanity is breaking down There was, however, a twist at the elxewhere that altho not original i wasn’t expecting it.


If you like being scared, if you sleep with your closet door shut tight and elaewhere light on you will enjoy this book.

It is well-written but it is wrapped up vlatty by the author. Nov 01, Cody rated it liked it Shelves: Needless to say, things don’t go as planned.

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I am unsure if there are marked differences in the text. The only reason I gave the book three stars is because I guessed the ending pretty early on, however, I would recommend it for all the horror fans out there because it is such a short novel.

None of it is really anything you haven’t seen before and some aspects are extremely familiar, such as the elseahere resemblance elseewhere the film view wlsewhere [ The Othersstarring Nicole Kidman hide spoiler ]. This incredible haunted house novel from William Peter Blatty, the legendary author of The Exorcist, is disturbing, unsettling, chilling, and laced with a nasty streak of dark humor.

Tutti i suoi precedenti inquilini, infatti, hanno riportato la presenza di spiriti, probabilmente dovuti alle tragiche storie avvenute tra quelle mura. Views Read Edit View history. The mystery is simple to understood, it is not difficult to understand the truth.

Known as the scene of a particularly gruesome murder-suicide, even the family heirs refuse to live in it, decamping to Italy and putting it on the market. If all goes well, they can debunk the ghost stories, and Terence can write an account of the experiment for a high-profile magazine — which will also serve as excellent publicity for the house’s sale.

The idea is cool; I do wish the book had fleshed out the story more or given us characters and motives that were more memorable – I think, as short as the story is, that we simply don’t have time to know anyone well.


Elsewhere By Blatty, William Peter.

And I had figured out part of the surprise early on. Ambitious real estate agent Joan Freeboard is offered a huge fee if she can sell a notoriously haunted mansion on an island in the Hudson river.

April 7, Imprint: I would definitely recommend this one for uneasy quick read! I suppose, if I squint, there’s a tiny twist at the end if one takes a moment to elsehwere intention of particular characters but for the most part it played out as expected. I frequently remark there is too little paranormal for adults. Mar 20, Rachel Poynter rated it really liked it.

Overall, it is good but not great because the author alludes to horror and mayhem but little This was a short horror novel that is heavy on dialog and light on gut-wrenching horror.

Book in almost Brand New condition. Elsewhere by William Peter Elseshere.

If the novel had been longer and the characters had the chance to develop more it would have easily been 4 stars. To view it, click here. Isolated by a storm from civilization, they become absorbed by the house and its growing sense of strangeness; exploring its secrets exposes their own.

I thought it might be more frightening than the norm and I bet it would be on film, with a disturbing soundtrack and camera angles.