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Alhazred has ratings and 34 reviews. Dan said: When Abdul Alhazred gets his lover, the daughter of the king, pregnant, he’s forced to eat the roasted. Having already written a “translation” of H.P. Lovecraft’s imaginary book of occult lore, the Necronomicon, Tyson (Necronomic. Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon is a novel by Tyson portraying the life of the Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred, the fictional writer of The.

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Also interesting to note that the portrayal of Alhazred is substantially different that the portrayal in Tyson’s Necronomicon.

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Alhazred is long for non-epic fantasy almost pages and has several slow points. Dark but poignant, Alhazred is a deeply flawed man and mystic who encounters the most astounding things during his exile. In Egypt he also thw a scroll to summon the Old ones which angers a group called the Order of the Sphinx.

Now he devotes his life to the attainment of a complete gnosis of the art of magic in theory and practice.

A Review of Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon by Donald Tyson

Similarly, it takes about a year to deepen your Oc practice using my newest book, Days of Hoodoo. Cthulhu Mythos novels novels fantasy novels Novels about writers s fantasy novel stubs. Traveling across the ancient world and fantastic realms, he is hounded by foes and tormented by the demands of his dark lord. Plus Donald Tyson does a lot of research for his books and it totally rules. Early in life he was drawn to science by an intense fascination with astronomy, building a telescope by hand when he was eight.


Alhazred was more of a story than was Necronomicon, with less specific detail and more dialogue.

Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon by Donald Tyson

The Tarot deck that goes along with this was atuhor as well. Thus begins his downward spiral into wickedness. But falling in love with the king’s daughter leads to a foolish tryst, which is ultimately discovered. I won’t discuss any of the contents of the story, because I don’t want to spoil anyone’s suspense in reading the book. I would recommend the first half to any Lovecraft fan, or even any fan of Arabian Nights-style adventure, with the warning it may be a bit more gory than you’re used to.

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Don’t know if I’d buy it, but it was a fun r Sword-and-sorcery style pulp fiction with good research on the setting ancient Iraq, Egypt, and surrounding countries and a cut-throat protagonist. Views Read Edit View history. But Alhazred is resourceful and he survives instead of dying.

Those who have dealings with this book usually come to an unpleasant end, and Alhazred was no exception. He visited necronomiccon ruins of Babylon and the subterranean secret of Memphis and spent ten years alone in the great southern desert of Arabia —the Roba El Khaliyeh or “Empty Space” of the ancients—and ” Dahna ” or “Crimson” desert of the modern Arabs, which is held to be inhabited by protective evil spirits and monsters of death.


Alhazred–ghoul, necromancer, and assassin–travels from Yemen to Egypt to Eden and, finally, to Damascus on an epic journey, along with his “servant,” Martala. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. He also encounters many beings and characters from the Cthulhu Mythos in which his adventures take place.

Alhazred (novel)

Email required Address never made public. The Necronomicon has become a kind of egregore in the modern world. Like the dark book he is reputed to have written, he was the creation of the fertile mind of Howard Phillips Lovecraftwho invented both Alhazred and the Alhazred Author of the Necronomicon.

Come all you who despise a cohesive narrative! Lovecraft, Clive Barker, the Reanimator and Evil Dead movies – You’ve got a long airplane flight and want a light fantasy pulp read while listening to your “s Satanic Speed Metal” playlist.

Excellent novel or is it a biography? Lovecraft did not believe in God or the afterlife. No trivia or quizzes yet.