Alhazred Author of the Necronomicon. By: Donald Tyson H. P. Lovecraft’s compelling character, Abdul Alhazred, is brought to life in this epic tale detailing the. Alhazred is a novel by Cthulhu Mythos writer Donald Tyson. The book is a follow-up to Tyson’s “translation” of the Necronomicon. Like Tyson’s. 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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Kept true to the Cthulhu Mythos. It’s not going to be that for most people, it just happened to fall into my hands at the exact time I needed a book like that.

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Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon by Donald Tyson

However, it falls well short of my expectations based on the Lovecraft mythos. Overall, I enjoyed donqld 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.

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


When Abdul Alhazred gets his lover, the daughter of the king, pregnant, he’s forced to eat the roasted fetus, along with his own genitals. In Egypt he also steals a scroll to summon the Old ones which angers a group called the Alhaxred of the Sphinx. Great adventure story nonetheless. Oct 08, Lucy Vega rated it it was amazing Shelves: Was so engulfed in the story authr I still have trouble necronomidon years after reading.

If anyone wants this book, send me an email before I use it as kindling. Alhazred tells his own life story, beginning with himself as a poor, handsome boy in Yemen who attracts necronpmicon attention of the king for his divine skill in poetry. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. During his desert journey’s he befriends a tribe of ghouls, makes friends with a female jinn and steals from caravans that which he necornomicon in order oreto survive. Basically, Alhazred learns about himself along the way, and if you are clued on while you are reading, you too will learn about yourself along the way.

Rated necrononicon stars since it’s a half-5 star book, a half-1 star book. AltheaAnn Feb 9, Leave a review at Goodreads. Jul 19, John R.

Enjoyable and entertaining story. While his Necronomicon contains an odd mixture of technical and narrative writing it is interesting, informative, and often surprisingly humorous. After school, she would often hang out in Swan Point Cemetery, site of his final resting place, where her friend did at one point necronokicon time encounter a giant and rather horrific slug with her bare foot – but the Elder Gods never made themselves manifest.

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. May 02, Michael added it. Abdul Alhazred, author of the Necronomicon, goes ‘walkabout’ an For me, Alhazred is one of those life-changing kind of books.


He has no problem coming right out and telling his readers rhe disgusting and gory detail — there are several scenes in the book which are not for the faint-of-stomach. The conclusion was predictable, but it did tie of the quest nicely.

Gruesome but very imaginative, I highly enjoyed this book. Alhazred–ghoul, necromancer, and assassin–travels from Yemen to Egypt to Eden and, finally, to Damascus alyazred an epic journey, along with his “servant,” Martala.

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Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon

Overall, this is a great read that I highly recommend to anyone interested in fantasy adventure, the Cthulhu mythos, or a just long epic, and is okay with severe violent and sexual content. Battling insanity, he joins a tribe of bg and learns forbidden secrets from a stranger called Nyarlathotep.

Alhazred is a novel by Cthulhu Mythos writer Donald Tyson. Notify me of new posts via email. More recently, contemporary horror and science fiction authors have also turned their pens to pay tribute to the master: Or something more inexplicable?

While most of his characters are well-built, and show strong character growth, they also tend to be annoying or unbelievable at times.

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