Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane

Twinkle, Twinkle, "Killer" Kane

William Peter Blatty

First released 1961

Hidden away in a brooding Gothic manor within the deep woods is middle Eighteen, a mystery army “rest camp” at the moment housing twenty-seven inmates, all officials who've succumbed to a unexpected outbreak of psychological sickness. Have the boys really misplaced their minds, are they just pretending to be insane to prevent wrestle, or is a few extra sinister conspiracy at work?

Desperate for solutions, the Pentagon has positioned an excellent Marine psychiatrist answerable for the bottom and its deranged occupants. a guy of deep religion and compassion, Colonel Kane hopes to discover the basis of the men’s strange obsessions. yet as middle Eighteen descends into chaos, Kane unearths the best problem might be his personal buried demons. . . .

The foundation of an acclaimed 1980 movie (also referred to as Twinkle, Twinkle, “Killer” Kane), William Peter Blatty's The 9th Configuration is a thought-provoking, blackly comedian trip into the center of madness—and the outer limits of trust.

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