Vladimir Bartol is one of the most enigmatic authors of Slovenian literature, who has a Bartol saw the essence of Alamut already in his youth during World War I when the Another article about Vladimir Bartol at Slovenia News (in English). This edition, translated by Michael Biggins, in the first-ever English translation. Alamut. Front Cover. Vladimir Bartol. North Atlantic Books, – Fiction – 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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Halima is a young girl who had been sold off in distant Bukhara and has now been transported to Alamut, not knowing what awaits her.

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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. 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.

This edition, translated by Michael Biggins, in the first-ever English translation. In less than a year’s time, the Seldjuk Empire is shattered into pieces.

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Ensconced in the practically impregnable Alamut fortress, the Ismaili leader does not have great armies at his disposal — but he does have a plan. He cunningly turns them into fanatics: This book was one of the inspirations for the video game series Vpadimir Creed.


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I wish to be contacted with the results of the investigation. The subject matter has something to do with it: Following the attacks of September 11,the book once again took on a new life, selling more than 20, copies in a new Slovenian edition, and being translated around the world in more than 19 qlamut.

No eBook available Amazon. It will then be reviewed by Lulu Staff to determine the next course of action. For all of its provocative ideas and sometimes eerily prescient incidents, “Alamut” is also successful simply as an entertaining yarn. The complete review ‘s Review:. That vladimr was the plan just now on the verge of being launched.

It should be noted that Slovenian author Vladimir Bartol is hardly under-recognized elsewhere. There are no reviews for the current version of this product Refreshing From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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He was interested in many things: But why does Alamut appeal to its readers so much that it became part of global pop culture? If someone believes in good faith that a Lulu Account Holder has infringed their copyright, they can request that we take down the infringing material by filing a DMCA Notice.


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Views Read Edit View history. From tohe lived in Belgrade, where he edited the Slovenian Belgrade Weekly. If you are sure that this product is in violation of acceptable content as defined in the agreement or that it does not meet our guidelines for General Access, please fill out the form below.

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Vladimir Bartol is one of the most enigmatic authors of Slovenian literature, who has a specific position among men of letters of ‘s. Hasan is as cynical about his warrior-drones as he is about the masses: But since we don’t have any truth, we have to comfort them with fairy tales and fabrications.

He graduated in and continued with his studies at Sorbonne in Paris -for which he obtained scholarship. He orders a pair of fedayin Yusuf and Suleiman to kill themselves; Suleiman by stabbing himself, Yusuf by jumping off a tower.

Since its initial publication in”Alamut” has been translated into more than a dozen other languages and currently is a best seller in Europe.