Sunday, December 19, 2010

The Necronomicon - Hidden Leafs by Al Azif

The reason for the project was the realization that so many people were fascinated by H.P.  Lovecraft and the Cthulhu Mythos. Reading the newsgroups alt.necronomicon and  alt.necromicon and seeing so many requests for an online copy of the Necronomicon, and then  seeing the arguments and debates as to whether the text actually existed or not prompted me to  search out the research work of Colin Wilson, George Hay, Robert Turner and David Langford.

These men, publishing through CORGI Books of Chaucer Press, Ltd., Great Britain, provided a  translation of a cipher manuscript of Dr. John Dee's called Liber Logaeth, a portion of a larger  manuscript, the origin and nature of which is not known. Due to its history and the similarity in  content to the Cthulhu Mythos, this document has been presented by these men as being, at least  a portion of, the document which was the inspiration for HPL's Necronomicon....Publisher


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