William P Blatty

William P Blatty

William Peter Blatty is best known for The Exorcist, a mega-best-selling novel. Blatty also penned the screenplay for A Shot in the Dark, the humorous Inspector Clouseau picture. The New York Times declared that no one can write funnier lines than William Peter Blatty, who was known for his early comedy novels, describing him as a talented virtuoso who writes like S.