Frank Paul De Felitta (August 3, – March 29, ) was an author, producer , pilot and film director. He was most well known for his novels Audrey Rose and The Entity. The Entity [Frank De Felitta, Gemma Files] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. [Y]ou’ll find this novel a compelling, frightening read a truly. “[Y]ou’ll find this novel a compelling, frightening read a truly terrifying tale Careful plotting, well-wrought characters, and lots of scientific detail – along with.

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If you enjoy reading about ordinary lives turned upside down and inside out by the supernatural realm, then this is the book for you. Want to Read saving…. He also directed the film Scissorsstarring Sharon Stone and distributed by Paramount Pictures.

The Entity by Frank De Felitta

Careful plotting, well-wrought characters, and lots of scientific detail – along with the surefire appeal of sex, violence, and the paranormal – add up to a wonderfully scarifying experience.

Ultimately, both Billy and the girls sense him in the house, with Billy suffering a slight injury during one attack on his mother.

He becomes excited by the prospect of researching her peculiar case and curing her. So, she ran away and got pregnant at a very young age. While I greatly enjoyed Audrey Rose, this one fell a bit flat for me. Carla is attacked again, this time in front of her children. While everything is going down it is mostly left up to 15 year old Billy to take care of his 2 little sisters.

Like the novel, the film is based on the Doris Bither case. The Entity by Frank De Felitta. felittz


I really can’t say I liked this book at all, but will give it 2 stars on having to know how it ended. However, it is never mentioned again except when the parapsychology team dismantles it and places it in their controlled experiment. Beneath Ceaseless Skies Gelitta One person found this helpful. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers.

Burnt Offerings Valancourt 20th Century Classics. I can see how it would be too much for some readers to handle. It was overly long and though there was a lot of suspense like pages of itthere was very little payoff. The first wntity of the book was just repetitious in nature.

Views Read Edit View history. The Day Satan Called. So this book Grabbed me its about an ordinary woman and her family pulled in the massive grips of a paranormal activity. Like De Felitta’s Audrey Rosewhich sold more than 2.

I especially enttiy not like the psychiatric community who refused to investigate all avenues. De Felitta also briefly experimented with song writing, with one of his songs appearing in his son Raymond De Felitta’s film “Two Df House”.

The war between the 2 communities was frustrating as well.

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The parapsychology students and their teacher find tue fighting for respect among their peers. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat The woman Carlotta sees a psychiatrist who beieves she is creating this and doing it to herself as OVerview: You’ve successfully reported this review.

I realize this is based on supposedly true story of a woman suffering from spectral sexual assault, but that doesn’t mean DeFelitta couldn’t have built more of a story into the novel surrounding why the Entity was doing what he was doing or who he was.


It also seems from what little I have learned, the book is very loosely based on reality. When he does eventually find out, he cuts off all contact with her. Would you like us to take another look at this review? This particular story is based on a true event, which makes it more compelling and frightening. Well I powered through it in just 3 days, I thought that Carlotta was a great character and the book in general is about so much more than entitt a ghost rampaging around and constantly raping a poor young woman, it deals with the differing of opinions between those who are open to the paranormal and those who believe everything can be explained away in a scientific manor, this leads to the main vrank half believing she is actually going crazy and losing her marbles.

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Films directed by Sidney J. It is a shabby little tract house provided to her by welfare. Schneiderman fights for control of a patient he thinks is schizophrenic and being misled by students in the fringe science zone of the psychology department. The Entity has been a favorite film of mine for many years and I was surprised to fe,itta learn that a book had preceded it.