The Necronomicon is the key to the entire range of terrifying stories that form the Cthulhu Mythos. Finally, T. Allan Bilstad introduces readers to the entire range of H.P. Lovecraft's deranged stories. You'll learn about the Necronomicon itself, as well as all of the entities and evil beings, including Yog-Sothoth, Nyarlathotep, the mi-goes, and even mighty Cthluhu himself. Every creature of the mythos is detailed.
This "Necronomicon for beginners" gives you all the basics (without spoiling Lovecraft's stories). It is a must if you're thinking of exploring Lovecraft or to complete the information you've already gleaned from some of his stories. If you're looking at any of the writings involving the Elder Gods and magick—including books by Kenneth Grant or Donald Tyson—this book will clarify the concepts with its practical approach to Lovecraft's initial writing.
The Great Occult Schism
Have you ever noticed there is a distinct separation between modern Western occultism (i.e. Wicca, Thelema, Golden Dawn, Theosophy, the New Age, etc.) and the indigenous occultism practiced by the rest of the world? Our techniques are different in fundamental ways, and (historically) both sides have suffered from various... read this article