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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In a fight with this order he is infected with a poison that will kill him in days unless he finds the cure.

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

He is the so-called “Mad Arab ” credited with authoring the fictional book Kitab al-Azif the Necronomiconand as such is an integral part of Cthulhu Mythos lore. In fact there were times when I necronomickn like I was slogging my way through. Thongor and the Wizard of Lemuria. Thank God this book was free for me. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The bulk of the book is concerned with this quest. As punishment, Abdul is tortured, brutally mutilated, and cast into the desert, known as the Empty Space.

Please help to improve this ths by introducing more precise citations. This concept of sticking with a book for a year may seem daunting, but it can also be magickally empowering. This “book” is simply one boring or nonsensical event after another. Interestingly enough, I kept reading the book hoping to actually understand what the plot was more than anything else. His horrors often happen off-screen, as it were.

A Review of Alhazred: Author of the Necronomicon by Donald Tyson – Broken Mirrors

Very well written and entertaining to read. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. Don’t know if I’d buy it, but it was a fun read if you can borrow a copy from Slinky like I did.


Then they blinded him, severed his tongue and executed him. Start reading Alhazred on your Kindle in under a minute. But that is only the beginning of his journey to becoming the greatest necromancer in existence Having already written a “translation” of H.

History of the Necronomicon. Alhazred was more of a story than was Necronomicon, with less specific detail and more dialogue. It had some flaws, as all stories do in one way or another, but I was too busy enjoying the story for them to annoy me. But I won’t get into details — it’s a review, not my life story ; This is not a hard read, Tyson is a great writer and the story is very smooth.

Lovecraft’s imaginary book of occult lore, the NecronomiconTyson Necronomicon: However Abdul is a common Arabic prefix meaning “Servant” and “Al” is Arabic for “the”, and if “hazra” means “he prohibited”, “he fenced in” or “Great Lord”, then the name would mean “Servant of the Prohibited”, “Servant of the Fenced in”, or “Servant of the Great Lord” which would make sense considering his role, even if it is not a proper Arabic name.

Gruesome but very imaginative, I highly enjoyed this book. I purchased this book along with Necronomicon, after reviewing the Tarot Deck, which completes the Trilogy of Donald Tyson.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I received a free copy of this book and felt that I would spend hte spare time over the summer reading it.

Get to Know Us. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. You are commenting using alhazrsd Facebook account. There is literally nothing interesting to keep you plodding on, but if you just want to waste some time or have a hard time falling asleep, this for you. Alhazred doesn’t fit neatly into either category, and often makes decisions some would consider immoral, as well as acts that the average person would consider “the right thing to do”, and instead of applying the same reasoning to each action, he has many different motivations.


Donald Tyson — Alhazred: The writing flows beautifully, and really makes necronomcon scenes come alive on the page. Through out his travels Alhazred is bothered in his dreams by Nyalathotepthe dark one.

Great adventure story nonetheless. Months after his first death he wakes up in Alexandria, Egypt.

Abdul Alhazred – Wikipedia

Author of neceonomicon Necronomicon by Donald Tyson. We appreciate your feedback. Paperbackpages. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is not as dark, horrifying and bizarre as Lovecraft’s own stories can be, so keep that in mind.

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I found myself taking my time reading this so I wouldn’t miss the beautiful scenery, not to mention the incredibly colorful Arabian deserts, Bedouins, djinn, ghouls, palaces, monsters, and Nyarlathotep – the dark, mysterious and faceless desert wanderer – haunting your dreams, what’s not to love?

Early in life he was drawn to science by an intense fascination with astronomy, building a telescope by hand when he rhe eight. It is the most notorious grimoire of all time, a notable achievement for a book that never existed. Read more Read less.