Pen name, Mohammad Essad Bey, Kurban Said. Occupation, Writer, journalist. Website. Lev Nussimbaum (Kiev, October 17, – Positano, August 27, ), who wrote under the. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only once a year. Lev Nussimbaum was a prolific Jewish writer who reinvented himself as a Muslim under the pseudonyms Essad Bey and Kurban Said Despite his.

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Ledi rated it really liked it Mar 03, However, his doctor in Positano assumed Raynaud’s.

They would not even accept Mohammed’s innovation of humane warfare. I love Thomas Sugrue’s review of this book. Lazare and Reiss are secondary sources for Lev Nussimbaum’s biography, not essar sources.

Akademie Verlag,p. Despite Nussimbaum’s being an ethnic Jew, his monarchist and anti-Bolshevik mogammed were such that, before his origins were discovered, the Nazi propaganda ministry included his works on beu list of “excellent books for German minds”.

Other critics, however, have demonstrated that the book is partially plagiarized. He had not been a poet; he had no gift of words. He later migrated to Baku and invested in oil. Ahmad rated it it was amazing May 02, He was always trying to lay claim to the national identity of the topics and personalities about which he wrote. Random House,p. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Yet before another ten years had passed, he was dictator of all Arabia, ruler of Beey, and the head of a New World religion which was to sweep to the Danube and the Pyrenees before exhausting the impetus he gave it.

Lev Nussimbaum

Alice Schulte’s unpublished hand-written page manuscript mohammde “Biographie Essad-Bey in German,p. Nussimbaum had a romantic view of Islam, seeing it as part of the grand cultural heritage of “the East” to which he felt connected by his Jewish heritage and a bulwark against the evils of Western modernity and Bolshevism. Views Read Edit View history.


I need this book be translated to Vietnamese, Please! When he announced that he was the Messenger of God, bringing word of essad true religion, he was ridiculed and labeled a lunatic. The same claims were made by his governess Alice Schulte, in a handwritten, unpublished, page sketch that Schulte had prepared for Essad Bey’s Swiss publisher Rascher “Biographie Essad-Bey”archived at the Central Library at the University of Zurich Rascher In addition the Koran said that all men were essaf before God, that the world should be a democratic state Islam.

What Essad Bey Didn’t Know: The idols brought the desert tribes to Mecca, and that meant trade.

She committed suicide on February 16, in Baku when Nussimbaum was five years old. Haseeb Abdulla rated it did not like it Jul 30, Inhis agent Werner Schendell warned him to slow down and take a year off between books so that he would not mihammed to be so prolific.

Lev Nussimbaum – Wikipedia

All these “biographies” were allegedly written between and Published December 1st by Hyperion Books first published All were calculated efforts to convince readers that what he wrote was credible though it was often nonsense. How something as trivial, as a well dug ditch, can change the fate of mankind. Injia analyzed the two books, and found a number of similar and identical passages, and concluded that ” Kurban Said ” whose real life identity she does not attempt to determine deliberately copied passages from Robakidze’s earlier novel.

It should never have been written Specific examples and text are provided in the article ‘Cut essadd Paste’ Author: At that time he had already written two books Blood and Beg in the Orient, and Twelve Secrets of the Caucasus promoted by his publishers as written by a native-born Bakui.


He died there of a rare blood disorder which causes gangrene of the extremities.

This was most likely Buerger’s diseasewhich is known to afflict Ashkenazi male Jews[28] rather than Raynaud’s Disease[29] which is more prevalent in women. That impetus was three-fold: It was a totally false allegation – totally imaginary, but gave Erika serious legal problems. Mohammed was born to impoverished members of a leading family of Mecca.

It is highly likely that Essad Bey denied his Jewish ancestry to doctors who were treating him, which led to the misdiagnosis of Raynaud’s instead of Buerger’s. Kraus-Thomason Organization Ltd, Retrieved March 28, InMohammed Hoffman, a member of Islamia and himself a convert to Islam, accused Nussmbaum of trying “to pass for a born Muslim” and suggesting that his conversion was merely a ploy.

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Reiss argues that she registered the book with German authorities in Austria at the time after ; this was because Nussimbaum could not have received money for publishing the book dssad Germany due to his Jewish ethnicity. A issue of Azerbaijan International re-opened the issue of the authorship of Ali and Nino.

Arabs, Turks, Iranians, Afghans and Indians, as well as converts like himself. It is a fiction, full of tales and mistakes and no one should rely upon it as a source for reconstructing the biography of Essad Bey. But researchers have found no record of this adventurous journey except in Nussimbaum’s own writings. A scathing review of Essad Bey’s biography Mohammed expressed doubt that the author “had ever read the Quran, either in the original or in translation.

In in Berlin Nussimbaum helped found an Islamic student group Islamia, where he met other Muslims: