Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, where Alamut. By Vladimir Bartol Translated by Michael Biggins . Also in Scala Translation which transforms itself into a nightmare novel of the new century. Cover of the English translation of the novel. Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartol, first published in in Slovenian, dealing with the story of Hassan-i. Summary: “Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, Wikipedia: Read associated articles: Alamut ( novel), Vladimir Bartol.

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We have sent you an e-mail to enable you to verify your email address. Meanwhile, the Seljuk army besieges Alamut. I think that this book was one of the books that Patrice Desilets read before coming up with AC.

Alamut (The novel that inspired Assassin’s Creed)

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Hey ash, I also have been trying to find an electronic copy of the novel for some days now with no success.

This allows every reader to experience for himself or herself the shifting sands of an intellectual journey unencumbered by expectation, but later confirmed and expanded upon by Biggins. The militia of heaven” seems to be promising as well Actually doing a bit of research, on Vladimir Bartol, has plagued me with 198 question.


A further stimulation for the novel came from the assassination of Alexander I nobel Yugoslavia perpetrated by Croatian and Bulgarian radical nationalists, on the alleged commission of the Italian Fascist government.

BurroughsAmerican writer of experimental novels that evoke, in deliberately erratic prose, a nightmarish, sometimes wildly humorous world. Alamut Cover of the English translation of the novel. They gladly fulfill their master’s order since they believe that they will soon rejoice with their beloved in heaven.

After the siege, Hassan orders ibn Tahir to go and kill the grand vizier of the Seljuk sultan Nizam al-Mulk. From Fnglish, the free encyclopedia.

His sexual explicitness he was an avowed and outspoken homosexual and the….

Of course, could depend on where you live To the books, i have alanut read yet, seem to be worth time. It’s a fiction, but you’ll see Bartol put so much research into this, it’s amazing!

Some of the soldiers are captured and Hassan decides to demonstrate his power to them. Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Moreover, some of the fedayin fall in love with hourisand Hassan unscrupulously uses that to his advantage.

AlamutEnglish translation by Michael Biggins, Published by: Yes there are plenty of similarities: Ibn Tahir stabs the vizier, but, before he passes away, the vizier reveals the truth of Hassan’s deceptions to his murderer.


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Cover of the English translation of the novel. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Retrieved from ” https: The whole, despite the occasional longeur, still has the power to shock, to move, and to provoke.

The maxim of the novel is “Nothing is an absolute reality; all is permitted”. You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind.

Note that i have no answers regarding Ebooks, but i can offer some advice if you plan to buy the real Alamut book: The fight for the Seljuk englisu begins.

I’m sure if you can’t go there, you know someone who can go get if for you. Friday, November 19, – Page updated at He transfers the power over the Ismaelits to the hands of his faithful daimilitary, and religious chiefs.