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  • Paperback: 477 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins,Australia; Reissue edition (31 Oct. 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 006065337X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060653378
  • Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 13.3 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 69 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 200,693 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"The most shattering book on demonic possession isn't fiction at all but Malachi Martin's spellbinding work of interpretive reporting."--New York (Sunday) Daily News

""Hostage to the Devil" is the first and only textbook on the subject of possession and exorcism in modern times. It is the only work to describe the stages of exorcism and it is obviously based on an enormous amount of personal experience. ... a brilliant work."--M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of "Glimpses of the Devil"

The most shattering book on demonic possession isn t fiction at all but Malachi Martin s spellbinding work of interpretive reporting. --New York (Sunday) Daily News"

"Hostage to the Devil" is the first and only textbook on the subject of possession and exorcism in modern times. It is the only work to describe the stages of exorcism and it is obviously based on an enormous amount of personal experience. ... a brilliant work. --M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of "Glimpses of the Devil""

Martin is above all serious. He is not speaking about madness, about illusions or the irrational, but about the real beyond all reason.... He presents exorcism as ... a titanic clash of wills that threatens the lives, the sanity, even the souls of all attending. --Newsweek"

Martin s polished contemporary sense of traditional theology entices even the skeptical.... Stunningly pertinent ...Will set you thinking-and thinking-and thinking. --Detroit News"

In the barrage of books on possession and exorcism, this is undoubtedly the most authoritative and convincing. --The Washington Post Book Review"

Malachi Martin ... was the greatest expert on the subject of possession and exorcism in the English speaking world. --M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil"

Hostage to the Devil is the first and only textbook on the subject of possession and exorcism in modern times. It is the only work to describe the stages of exorcism and it is obviously based on an enormous amount of personal experience. ... a brilliant work. --M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil"

"Martin is above all serious. He is not speaking about madness, about illusions or the irrational, but about the real beyond all reason.... He presents exorcism as ... a titanic clash of wills that threatens the lives, the sanity, even the souls of all attending."--Newsweek

"Martin's polished contemporary sense of traditional theology entices even the skeptical.... Stunningly pertinent ...Will set you thinking-and thinking-and thinking."--Detroit News

"In the barrage of books on possession and exorcism, this is undoubtedly the most authoritative and convincing."--The Washington Post Book Review

"Malachi Martin ... was the greatest expert on the subject of possession and exorcism in the English speaking world."--M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil

"Hostage to the Devil is the first and only textbook on the subject of possession and exorcism in modern times. It is the only work to describe the stages of exorcism and it is obviously based on an enormous amount of personal experience. ... a brilliant work."--M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil

-Martin is above all serious. He is not speaking about madness, about illusions or the irrational, but about the real beyond all reason.... He presents exorcism as ... a titanic clash of wills that threatens the lives, the sanity, even the souls of all attending.---Newsweek

-Martin's polished contemporary sense of traditional theology entices even the skeptical.... Stunningly pertinent ...Will set you thinking-and thinking-and thinking.---Detroit News

-The most shattering book on demonic possession isn't fiction at all but Malachi Martin's spellbinding work of interpretive reporting.---New York (Sunday) Daily News

-In the barrage of books on possession and exorcism, this is undoubtedly the most authoritative and convincing.---The Washington Post Book Review

-Malachi Martin ... was the greatest expert on the subject of possession and exorcism in the English speaking world.---M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil

-Hostage to the Devil is the first and only textbook on the subject of possession and exorcism in modern times. It is the only work to describe the stages of exorcism and it is obviously based on an enormous amount of personal experience. ... a brilliant work.---M. Scott Peck, M. D., author of Glimpses of the Devil

About the Author

Malachi Martin eminent theologian, premier authority on the Roman Catholic Church, and former professor at the Vatican's Pontifical Biblical Institute-is the author of such national bestsellers as The Final Conclave, Vatican, The Jesuits, and The Keys of This Blood. His most recent book is Windswept House: A Vatican Novel.



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