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East of Constantinople, West of Shanghai

Wiliam Peter Blatty, 1928-2017

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I just learned of the passing of William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist and of one of my favourite books, *Twinkle Twinkle, Killer Kane**.

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I worked with many others on a book of essays on his work, many years ago – he turned out to be a kind and intelligent gentleman, and he will be sorely missed.

 

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Author: Davide Mana

Paleontologist. By day, researcher, teacher and ecological statistics guru. By night, pulp fantasy author-publisher, translator and blogger. In the spare time, Orientalist Anonymous, guerilla cook.

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