Legion Author:William Peter Blatty A young boy, a deaf-mute, is found horribly murdered in a mock cricifixion. The kindly, aging detective assigned to the case sees it no only as a crime--one that calls for all his skill and intuition as an investigator--but as part of a larger and more baffling mystery: whether or not a good god can exist if He tolerates such monstrous evil. I... more »s the murderer the elderly woman who witnessed the crime? A neurologist who can no longer bear the pain life inflicts on its victims? A psychiatrist with a macabre sense of humor and a guilty secret? A mysterious mental patient, locked in silent isolation?
As Lieutenant Kinderman follows a bewildering trail that links all the people, he confronts a new enigma at every turn. Why does each victim suffer th esame dreadful mutilations? Why are two of the victims priests? Is there a connection between these crimes and another series of murders that took place twelve yaers ago--and supposedly ended with the death of the killer?« less