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Fans of Lovecraft’s stories will particularly enjoy it, but even someone who’s never read Lovecraft could have a great time with this book! Lustful Demons and Angry Demons.

Instead of being scared out of my mind, I found myself bored out of my mind. Feb 09, Alexander Collas rated it liked it. Howlings in the Desert. I did enjoy it though, and I may not read it cover to cover again, but necromomicon grab it off the shelf now, and again to reread some of my favorite bits.

Other editions – View all Necronomicon: Published November 1st by Llewellyn Publications first published 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 Tyyson though this is disguised as a non-fiction how-to book, Tyson manages to convey his “instructions” without sacrificing the “showing” of the story.

Jun 05, Peter rated it liked it Shelves: Tyson analyses the seven Older Ones in a thorough comparison against other deific forms that is well researched and ultimately thought provoking. Delving into history, legend, and myth, Donald Tyson explores the world of Alhazred, his newest book on this mysterious wandering author of H.


To find out dlnald, including how to control cookies, see here: It really struck me donsld what it should be like reading it. Some parts were really interesting, others read too much like source material for a role playing game.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alhazred is the main character of the book, which should be obvious, and tends to be very dark and brooding although given what happens to him at the beginning this is understandable.

On the other hand Alhazred tends to be overly dry and serious. Description Grim Agents of Cosmic Forces It’s really good for what it is, but the man isn’t Lovecraft and anybody expecting Lovecraft is going to be let down. Those of you who may have heard the term Cthulhu Mythos also simply shortened to Mythos prior to reading this, I tip my hat to you.

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Lovecraft and doesn’t disappoint as an interesting, fictional story about the journey of the “Mad Arab” as he travels through the middle eastern desert in search of esoteric, magical knowledge. As others have said, if you enjoy Lovecraft’s works, the Cthulu mythos, or general varying mythologies, you may like this.

As I mentioned earlier, there are several points in the book where it becomes unnecessarily slow. Sep 23, Samuel rated it liked it. See 1 question about Necronomicon….


Seventy-eight tsyon illustrations by fantasy artist Anne Stokes capture the mythic and monstrous world of Tyson’s Necronomicon while remaining true to the underlying structure and tradition of tarot. The Best Books of I honestly have mixed feelings about this book. I also enjoyed his edition of Agrippa’s 3 Books. Sep 24, John R.

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The mythos at this point is very vast, encompassing not only Lovecraft’s own stories, but contributions over the years by myriad authors who have delved into it in anthologies and short story collections. Open Preview See a Problem?

Mar 18, Michel Avenali rated nfcronomicon really liked it.

I have never read ANY of Lovecraft’s work unfortunately. Like I said, some people take their Necronomicon’s very seriously. Lovecraft’s work knows of the Necronomicon, the black magic grimoire he invented as a literary prop in his classic horror stories.

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It wasn’t a difficult read, but it was a bit slow. Aug 02, Jody Mena added it Shelves: Selected pages Page ix. The couplet was in there, how to make the Elder Sign with necornomicon hand, just in case, how to summon the great old ones and other things not recommended. Or in General does it matter to be the first book in this univerese that i Will read?