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Alamut  (1918) 
by H. A. Lamb

By Harold A Lamb, writing as H. A. Lamb. From the Adventure magazine, Aug 3, 1918. A Khlit the Cossack story.


Author of "Tal Toulai Khan," "Dorgan's Devil-Devil," etc.

Situated in the salt-fields in the heart of Asia is the wonderful but wicked citadel of Alamut, the stronghold of the mysterious Old Man of the Mountain. And the Cossack Khlit of the Curved Saber and his strange companion go there to oppose the uncanny ruler, who, by his mighty power, exacts tribute from the richest cities in the land. A vigorous account of the old, dark East.

Chapters (not listed in original)

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1962, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 50 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.