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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Alamut takes place in 11th Century Persia, in the fortress of Alamut, where self-proclaimed prophet Hasan ibn Sabbah is setting up his mad but brilliant plan to rule the region with a handful elite fighters who are to become his “living daggers. I really enjoyed this book for a variety of reasons.

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Bartol first started to conceive the novel in the early s, when he lived in Paris. Categories 1 star reviews reviews 2 star reviews 3 star reviews 4 star reviews 5 englisu reviews author interview Book events Book Lists Book vs.

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Please snglish that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, batol may also contact you alamu any clarifications are needed. He is taken in and begins a rigorous training with a number of other young men to become fedayeen “A feday is an Ismaili who’s ready to sacrifice himself without hesitation at the order of the supreme commander”.


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Polastron Limited preview – He transfers the power over the Ismaelits to the hands of his faithful daimilitary, and religious chiefs.

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This notice and any attachments we receive will be forwarded to the alleged infringer, englissh will then have the opportunity to file a counter notification pursuant to Sections g 2 and 3 of the DMCA. Hasan knows there is only one way he can achieve all he wants to: Alamut was originally written in as an allegory to Mussolini’s fascist state.

They gladly fulfill their master’s order since they believe that they will soon rejoice with their beloved in heaven.

This edition, translated by Michael Biggins, in the first-ever English translation. Month January February March April May June July August September October November December Day 1 englizh 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 Year Then, he lets ibn Tahir go, to start a long journey around the world.

He was the commander of thousands of believers. The speaker was a psychologist who has spend time researching various terrorist groups including the Tamil Tigers. The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers.


Bartol engish years to write this book and initially tried to dedicate the book to Benito Mussolini. While it is clear Hasan is not a good man, the people who follow him are individuals with their own reasons, motivations and understanding.

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 of the houris and confidant to Hassan, Miriam.

With parallels to Osama bin Laden, Alamut tells the story of how Sabbah was able to instill fear into the ruling class by creating a small army of devotees who were willing to kill, and be killed, in order to achieve paradise. Alamut is a novel by Vladimir Bartolfirst published in in Sloveniandealing with the story of Hassan-i Sabbah and the Hashshashinand named after their Alamut fortress. Thank you for your interest in helping us englidh questionable content on Lulu.

Ibn Tahir stabs the vizier, but, before he passes away, the vizier reveals the truth of Hassan’s deceptions to his xlamut. You are commenting using your WordPress. To become feared by all potentates and foreign despots far and wide. Until now I’ve trusted to my statesmanship.

Hassan encloses himself in a tower, determined to work until the end of his days. Alamut by Vladimir Bartol.

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