Foreword to the 2020 Edition Acknowledgements A note about the revised 2nd edition Prologue 1. The beginning 2. The edge 3. The abyss 4. And let my cry come unto thee Epilogue Appendix: late night double Bill Notes Credits Bibliography
A study of William Friedkin's cult horror The Exorcist in the BFI Film Classics series
Mark Kermode is a writer and broadcaster. He is chief film critic for The Observer, and co-presenter of Kermode and Mayo's Film Review on BBC Radio 5 and The Film Review on the BBC News channel. He is the author of several books including How Does it Feel?, Hatchet Job, It's Only a Movie, and The Good, the Bad and the Multiplex, and two other BFI Film Classics on Silent Running and The Shawshank Redemption.