By William Peter Blatty
William Peter Blatty has overjoyed generations of readers along with his iconic mega-bestseller The Exorcist. Now Blatty offers us Dimiter, a riveting tale of homicide, revenge, and suspense. Laced with issues of religion and love, sin and forgiveness, vengeance and compassion, it's a novel in the grand culture of Morris West’s The Devil’s Advocate and the Catholic novels of Graham Greene.
Dimiter opens within the world’s so much oppressive and remoted totalitarian country: Albania within the Nineteen Seventies. A prisoner suspected of being an enemy agent is held via country safety. An unsettling presence, notwithstanding subjected to unbelievable torture he continues an eerie silence. He escapes---and as a way to freedom, completes a mysterious challenge. The prisoner is Dimiter, the yankee “agent from Hell.”
The scene shifts to Jerusalem, targeting Hadassah sanatorium and a forged of attractive, colourful characters: the brooding Christian Arab police detective, Peter Meral; Dr. Moses Mayo, a bothered yet funny neurologist; Samia, an enticing, sharp-tongued nurse; and diverse American and Israeli functionaries and medical institution employees. All turn into enmeshed in a chain of baffling, inexplicable deaths, until eventually occasions explode in a shocking climax.
Told with unrelenting speed, Dimiter’s compelling, page-turning narrative is haunted by way of the quest for religion and the truths of the human . Dimiter is William Peter Blatty's first complete novel because the 1983 e-book of Legion.