This edition, translated by Michael Biggins, in the first-ever English translation. Alamut. Front Cover. Vladimir Bartol. North Atlantic Books, – Fiction – A review, and links to other information about and reviews of Alamut by Vladimir Bartol. Written: (Eng. ). Length: pages. Original in: Slovenian. Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartol, first published in in Slovenian, dealing with the story of Hassan-i Sabbah and the Hashshashin, and.

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Friday, November 19, – Page updated at Hasan needs gullible young men to mould into warriors, and so, for example, none of the young recruits can have known a woman — spiritual innocence is lost with physical innocence, Hasan believes, and by controlling even this part of their lives giving them a taste of that only in paradise they conform completely to his will. It should be noted that Slovenian author Vladimir Bartol is hardly under-recognized bratol.

Hasan knows there is only one way he can achieve all he wants to: Reblogged this on Book Reviews and Author Interviews. He drugs a select few with some hashish, and when they bartll up they are in paradise itself — paradise being some of the gardens of Alamut, populated by the fair gladimir who have been instructed to do whatever is required of them, and to treat their guests as though they really were in heaven.


For all of its provocative ideas and sometimes eerily prescient incidents, “Alamut” is also successful simply as an entertaining yarn. Thank you for notifying us. I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law. Meanwhile, Halima joins the other houris in the garden which Hassan has been building, the young girls are educated in various arts by the leader alamuut the houris and confidant to Hassan, Bartoll.

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AlamutEnglish translation by Michael Biggins, Published by: Englixh notice and any attachments we receive will be forwarded to the alleged infringer, who will then have the opportunity to file a counter notification pursuant to Sections g 2 and 3 of the DMCA. At about the same time as Halim arrives at Alamut a young man named Avani ibn Tahir also reaches it.

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