By Donald Tyson
H. P. Lovecraft's compelling personality, Abdul Alhazred, is delivered to lifestyles during this epic story detailing the mad sorcerer's tragic background and magical adventures. Alhazred tells his personal lifestyles tale, starting with himself as a bad, good-looking boy in Yemen who draws the eye of the king for his divine ability in poetry. because the courtroom poet, younger Abdul lives a sumptuous lifestyles on the palace, the place he reports necromancy and magic. yet falling in love with the king's daughter ends up in a silly tryst, that is finally found. As punishment, Abdul is tortured, brutally mutilated, and forged into the wilderness, often called the Empty area. fighting madness, he joins a tribe of ghouls and learns forbidden secrets and techniques from a stranger known as Nyarlathotep. hence starts his downward spiral into wickedness. Renamed Alhazred, he escapes the wasteland and embarks on a quest to revive his physique and reunite together with his real love. touring around the historic international and terrific nation-states, he's hounded via foes and laid low with the calls for of his darkish lord.