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Bartol spent nearly a decade writing Alamut, engliah was the first book of a projected trilogy. Age Verification The page you are attempting to access contains content that is not intended for underage readers.

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Add to watch list. Moderation of Questionable Content Thank you for your interest in helping us moderate questionable content on Lulu. This novel is loosely based on the life of 11th-century Ismailite Hasan ibn Sabbah, whom some credit with masterminding the idea of suicide missions and whose very name, by some accounts, has given rise to the word “assassin.


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Get an immediate offer. In the ‘s it became a cult favorite throughout Tito’s Yugoslavia, and in the s, during the Balkan’s War, it was read as an allegory of the region’s strife and became a bestseller in Germany, France and Spain. That sounds very, very good and still so topical!


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Alamut (The novel that inspired Assassin’s Creed)

When the Huffington Post invited me to share some reading recommendations, I included it in my list. I read on, absorbed, finished the book and moved on to the next title on the to-read mountain.

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