He has an ma in religious studies and asian studies, and has worked as an it executive in china, southeast asia, latin america and europe he became involved in china trade in 1984. Traveling through the worlds of religion, literature, and the occult, peter levenda takes his readers on a deeply fascinating exploration on magic, evil, and the dark lord as he investigates of one of the most neglected theses in the history of modern occultism. Larry proposed that i design and produce the book for schlangekraftbarnes graphics. Masons, mysteries, and the founding of america by levenda, peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Lovecraft and aleister crowley, woven together with a story about a man known as the mad arab. One radio network peter levenda a shocking alternative. This third novel in the trilogy that began with the lovecraft code and continued with dunwich concludes the globespanning tale of professor gregory angell and his attempt to keep the necronomicon out of the. The dark lord by peter levenda read online on bookmate. Anyway, below is a scan of the first page of the registration for gates of the necronomicon. His areas of focus include history, science, philosophy, current events, cultural studies, technology, unexplained phenomena, and ways the future of humankind may be influenced by science. He appeared in the tnt documentary, faces of evil, in his role as an expert on nazi history with special regard to the occult and esoteric practices. There are a few real grimoires that take the name necronomicon, most notably that by simon peter levenda as well as others that, to varying degrees, portray themselves as the real necronomicon necronomicon, book of dead names by george hay, necronomicon gnosis by asenath mason, the necronomicon by karl stone. Guest peter levenda october 22, 2012 by ground zero media from desktop or your mobile device.
Any book is always more important than its author, its publisher, its editor, book designer, printer, etc. Simon, author of the necronomicon, the necronomicon spellbook. Levenda has appeared as an expert on nazi occultism and strange science on the history channel, the discovery channel, the national geographic channel, the science channel, and tnt. Liber al vel legis written by aleister crowley and h. One radio network peter levenda a shocking alternative to. Published on nov 15, 2016 this is a rare copy of a recording released by magickal childe books, the imprint of the legendary bookstore. Levenda of being the brains behind the simon necronomicon, the. Larry barnes, the publisher of the necronomicon, introduced me to simon, the book s translator and editor, in 1977. Lovecraft code by peter levenda is an occult thriller that features mystery, suspense, action and more. Necronomicon advertisement, 1980 we are the mutants.
Peter levenda is a wellknown author of several books including unholy alliance and ratline. More than thirty years after his first investigation of the nazi underground peter levenda has returned again and again to his quest for the truth about the true character of the nazi cult and the people and political movements it has influenced in the decades since the end of world war ii. He will also appear on the upcoming history channel special, nazi prophecies. Books by peter levenda author of sinister forcesthe nine. Peter levenda has 28 books on goodreads with 12808 ratings. Peter levenda s most popular book is the necronomicon. Occultist alan cabal wrote in 2003 that levenda was the writer with the pseudonym of simon, the author of the simon necronomicon, a grimoire that derives its title. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read starry wisdom. The starry wisdom download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Perhaps the most notorious grimoire book of spells of all time. Lovecraft john steadman necronomicon peter levenda micah hanks is a writer, podcaster, and researcher whose interests cover a variety of subjects. Well, wait a moment before declaring me completely insane.
Its narrated by peter levenda, one of the editors of the necronomicon, who appeared. This simon is generally believed to be the notorious con artist pathological liar magickal practitioner peter levenda. Jun 22, 2008 many people have said that this book is a hoax and many have said it actually works. I left off the second page because it contains the. He is best known for his book unholy alliance, which is about esoteric hitlerism and nazi occultism. Actually the real necronomicon is the egyptian book of the dead which is a pretty complete translation of hieroglyphs from the papyrus of ani which, written about 1500 1400 bce.
Peter levenda has 28 books on goodreads with 12764 ratings. The necronomicon is one of the most controversial books ever published. Necronomicon spellbook mass market paperback 1 january 2000 by peter levanda author 4. Peter levenda goodreads author, dick russell foreword 4. In the past 31 years, there has been a lot of inkactual and virtualspilled on the subject of the necronomicon. My first booklength contribution to the field of ufology launched yesterday. Part 1 part 2 part 3, from the utterly biased perspective that a book which claims to be setting the stage to change humanitys very conception of itself ought, at a minimum, to provide evidence to support. Nov 29, 2016 peter levenda is an author who focuses primarily on occult history.
Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the lovecraft code. A history of nazi involvement with the occult continuum, 2002, which has appeared in 6 foreignlanguage editions. It is called the simon necronomicon because it is introduced by a man identified only as simon. Absolutely loved this as i am currently listening to necronomicon on audiobook.
Join peter levenda as he dons his simon persona once again to try and pull. Its narrated by peter levenda, one of the editors of the. My first book length contribution to the field of ufology launched yesterday. Simon saysnecronomicon audio instructions by peter levenda. Since levenda states upfront in the book that he had no intention to follow. Occultist alan cabal wrote in 2003 that levenda was the writer with the pseudonym of simon, the author of the simon necronomicon, a grimoire that derives its title from h. Peter levendas most popular book is the necronomicon. Ratline and the hitler legacy round out this important trilogy of nazi history. Peter levenda is an american author who focuses primarily on occult history. As a daughter of odin, i have spent time speaking with plenty of different heathens who come from a plethora of groups and belief. In that book i describe the different perspectives on matter and energy as understood by a variety of cultures.
The simon necronomicon is a grimoire which some consider the bestknown version of the fictional necronomicon. Unholy alliance was nominated for a bram stoker award for nonfiction in 1995. The simon necronomicon is a purported grimoire written by an unknown author, with an introduction by a man identified only as simon. The dark lord ebook by peter levenda 9780892545971. The lovecraft code by peter levenda, hardcover barnes. A word about the necronomicon many readers have expressed interest in the backstory of this arcane tome with which i was involved back in the 1970s. Peter levenda is a wellknown author of many published works on esoteric subjects. Lovecraft, kenneth grant, and the typhonian tradition in magic by peter levenda available from rakuten kobo. Peter levenda is an author of esoterica and historical investigation. Levenda is also believed to be simon, the author of the simon necronomicon, a grimoire that derives its title from h. Peter levenda does such a good job dissecting lovecrafts work and motivations. Peter levendas journal logging the activities of sinister. He is best known for his book unholy alliance, which is about esoteric hitlerism and nazi occultism, and is also the probable author of the simon necronomicon.
Lovecraft, kenneth grant, and the typhonian tradition in magic by peter levenda is available instantly and free. In this case, the necronomicon has withstood the test of time. I have given interviews about it over the years, most notably in the tracy twyman interview which has been extensively reprinted and reposted all over the net and in publications like the book of. Materials presented in the book are a blend of ancient middle eastern elements, with allusions to the writings of h. Peter levenda s esoteric titles include the dark lord, tantric temples, and the tantric alchemist. Like a roller coaster, lovecraft code starts out at a steady pace laying the context for the book, picks up speed as the mystery deepens, changes directions through different historical narratives, and just when one thinks things are likely to slow down the book then spirals off into a new. Masons, mysteries and the founding of america continuum, 2009 and unholy alliance. Levendas selfjustification, posted online last week, that the proof is so selfevident that it can simply be assumed, is an endrun around making good on the promises delongethe credited author of the book that levenda assigns to himself on his blogmaintained he would deliver on. Levenda is also the author of the three volume study of the influence of esoterica on american politics, sinister forces. Peter levendas esoteric titles include the dark lord, tantric temples, and the tantric alchemist. Its authorship is unknown, but peter levenda is a widely cited possibility.
Drawing on decades of experience, author and historian peter levenda turns to the novel as the best and perhaps only way to tell a story that has to be told that hidden within the tales of americas most iconic writer of gothic horror, h. A grimoire of american political witchcraft and the controversial title, the angel and the sorcerer. Peter levenda and i have known each other for so long our hair was jet black when we met. One of the most famous yet least understood manifestations of thelemic thought has been the works of kenneth grant. For those who dont know, levenda was the man behind the simon necronomicon, the first faked version of the book bearing lovecrafts name. The editor and author of the book itself is probably american occultist peter levenda, though levenda denies the claim.
Dead names, and papal magic, is actually peter levenda. The assessment of peter levenda as the author of the simon necronomicon is based upon the following sources. Peter levenda was born in the bronx and lived in new york, indiana, chicago, new hampshire, and rhode island before going to malaysia where he lived for seven years. Levenda takes readers through the teachings of madame blavatsky, aleister crowley, the thule gesellschaft the occult secret society. This book wont give you magic powers either, but its an authentic religious text. Read the dark lord, by peter levenda online on bookmate one of the most famous yet least understood manifestations of thelemic thought has been the. He is best known for his book unholy aliance, which is about esoteric hitlerism and nazi occultism, and is also the possible author of the simon necronomicon.
There has been much debate whether simon is peter and even a document to proove that simon is peter levenda. A word about the necronomicon peter levendas journal. A look at the simon necronomicon, a book cobbled together from a mishmash of. Occultist alan cabal wrote in 2003 that levenda was the writer with the pseudonym of simon, the author of the simon necronomicon. Dec 22, 2016 the lovecraft code also reminds me, a bit, of wilson and sheas illuminatus trilogy which also proposes a massive conspiracy at play in recent history and was also a hot mess, but could be downright hilarious and sexy in a way that levenda cant begin to touch. Lovecrafts fictional necronomicon, featured in lovecrafts cthulhu mythos stories. The book does bring about a considerable amount of information on the subject of the ufos from a broad point of view. Nov 15, 2016 this is a rare copy of a recording released by magickal childe books, the imprint of the legendary bookstore. Larry barnes, the publisher of the necronomicon, introduced me to simon, the books translator and editor, in 1977.
Engagingly written, unholy alliance is a comprehensive, popular history of the occult background and roots of the nazi movement, showing how the ideas of a vast international network of late 19th and early 20thcentury occult groups influenced nazi ideology. It was written, or should i say, translated by a mysterious person named peter. This is a rare copy of a recording released by magickal childe books, the imprint of the legendary bookstore. The book itself is a pretty slim volume, about a third of which is occupied by an introduction by the alleged translator, simon. The necronomicon and the misappropriation of ancient texts. Lovecraft, kenneth grant, and the typhonian tradition in magic by peter levenda 20, hardcover at the best online prices at ebay. Jul 27, 2007 simon, author of the necronomicon, the necronomicon spellbook, gates of the necronomicon, dead names, and papal magic, is actually peter levenda. His histories include the hitler legacy and ratline. Aug 15, 2019 starry wisdom ebook written by peter levenda. The remarkable story of the occult origins of mormonism and the rise of mormons. Stansfeld jones frater achad, grant formulated a system. The wide sweep of this investigation moves from a ku klux klan. It has been published in the ubiquitous avon paperback in about one million copies since its first appearance as a mass market volume in 1980. The introduction draws farfetched connections between hp lovecraft and brit superfreak and.561 198 882 1178 338 55 398 1013 382 372 1150 302 5 1337 82 1075 1149 579 1554 1142 1518 1459 667 1311 953 588 1322 951 1411 118 71 1036 458 616 941 1329 1074 37 411 1103 604 694 790 1370 1218