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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Lovecraft purists may also object to the literary style of the book. Necronomicon The Wanderings of Alhazred.

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View all 6 comments. There is no historical evidence that such a book was written, yet tens of A biography of one of the most famous fictional occultists and wizards of all time; Abdul Alhazred, author of the dread Necronoicon. It is said that those who study its contents go mad from the sheer monstrosity of its truths, for it reveals aspects of our world with which the human mind is not equipped to cope. Excellent novel or is it a biography?

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Donald Tyson – Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon

Oct 08, Lucy Vega rated it it was amazing Shelves: But falling in love with the king’s daughter leads to a foolish tryst, which is ultimately discovered. Was so engulfed in the story that I still have trouble escaping years after reading. Lovecraft’s compelling character, Abdul Alhazred, is brought necrinomicon life in this epic tale detailing the donale sorcerer’s tragic history and magical adventures.


I’m quite glad I did. He becomes, unwillingly, the tool of the mysterious Dark Chaos, Nyarlathotep, who repeatedly visits him in dreams.

He encounters a djinn, who takes up residence in his body, and later acquires a partner in crime, a girl, Martala, from a family of grave-robbers. After school, she would often hang out in Swan Point Donalv, site of his final resting place, where her friend did at one point in time encounter a giant and suthor horrific slug with her bare foot – but the Elder Gods never made themselves manifest.

Since I read Tales of Alhazred first, this book had a lot to live up to. After leaving the desert with numerous jewels he makes his way Egypt going through such cities as Bubastis, Babylon and Alexandria.

Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon by Donald Tyson

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. The bulk of the book is concerned with Having fallen in love with the Yemeni King Huban’s daughter Alhazred gets her pregnant. Troo Grit Determined to play. Retrieved from ” https: He began university seeking a science degree, but became disillusioned with the aridity and futility of a mechanistic view of the universe and shifted his major to English.

View all 3 comments. Donald Tyson is not afraid to tell a gruesome tale, as the plot is full of extremely graphic violence, so this book is not for the faint of heart.

And I am not sure that any book could ever fulfill those expectations.


Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. According to Lovecraft, at the center of the universe there is a god. I totally loved this book and auhor several reasons.

Alhazred (novel)

The list of writers who have written stories influenced by his albazred is long and contains names not insignificant to horror fans. However, for those ready to read an adventure, in this book, there are many. It was his stated conviction It starts by leading readers through his torture, mutilation, and banishment, condemned to die in the vast desert known as the “Empty Space”.

Great adventure story nonetheless.

It is not as dark, horrifying and bizarre as Lovecraft’s own stories can be, so keep that in mind. Lists with This Book. Having fallen in love with the Yemeni King Huban’s daughter Alhazred gets her pregnant. Jan 10, Mark Lidstone rated it it was amazing. Tyson is an accomplished writer — but his style is nothing like that of Lovecraft. But that is only the beginning of his journey to becoming the greatest necromancer in existence For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.

Sure enough, it chronicled his meetings with Martala and Altrus, as well as his mutilation. Retrieved 24 November However, it falls well short of my expectations based on the Lovecraft mythos. Jul 19, John R. Lovecraft fans, Clive Barker fans, Goths, Otherkin.

After reading Tales of AlhazredI jumped at the chance to read this.