Sunday, March 20, 2011

Foolish newspaper includes the Necronomicon in its list of 'fictional' books


The Times Live in Australia is trotting out the old rubric that The Necronomicon doesn't exist. On cue they claim it's only a fictional text made up by H.P. Lovecraft, one of many works "that have never been written and can never be written". Clever lads, mixing my beloved old grimoire in a list of real fictional books as part of a human disinformation campaign, but it's been tried many a time...tried and failed.  Below I print their lies so you can know them and thus ignore them, just like The Great Old Ones ignore the comings and goings of pathetic humanity:
More seriously, booksellers and librarians are forever being asked to source the infamous Necronomicon, a forbidden book written by the mad Arab, Abdul Alhazred. Despite being listed in the catalogues of several Ivy League universities and making occasional appearances in the auction lists of prestigious booksellers, Necronomicon does not exist, being made up by HP Lovecraft and forming the basis for his Cthulhu Mythos.
I mean, come on Times Live, you've been able to buy The Necronomicon on Amazon for years, do some fact checking. Granted that version happens to be an actual fake book, but the real one is out there. Maybe if your name was Times Dead you'd know that.

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