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How the Necronomicon Works

According to sci-fi lore, if you've read the "Necronomicon," then you might just be teetering on the brink of insanity. Featured in popular culture in TV, film and comics, the book is a fictional creation of author H.P. Lovecraft. Learn more about the mystery behind the "Necronomicon."


A Literary Family: The Brontes Quiz

A Literary Family: The Brontes Quiz

How much do you know about famous literature family the Brontes? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

'Jane Eyre' vs. 'Wuthering Heights' Quiz

'Jane Eyre' vs. 'Wuthering Heights' Quiz

How well do you remember 'Jane Eyre' and 'Wuthering Heights'? Test your knowledge with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

From Aklo to Klingon: The Fictional Languages Quiz

From Aklo to Klingon: The Fictional Languages Quiz

Do you know a chotwl from a lingwe? Test your knowledge of fictional languages with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Quiz

The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Quiz

Have you read all of the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew books? Test your knowledge of the series with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Which Stephen King Book? Quiz

Which Stephen King Book? Quiz

How much do you know about Stephen King's books? Test your knowledge by taking this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Edgar Allan Poe Quiz

The Edgar Allan Poe Quiz

The eloquence and dismal beauty of this quiz will enthrall you. Check out this Edgar Allan Poe quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Hannibal Lecter Quiz

The Hannibal Lecter Quiz

Think all there is to Hannibal Lecter is liver recipes and a creepy face mask? See how much you know about 'Hannibal the Cannibal' at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The 'Wheel of Time' Quiz

The 'Wheel of Time' Quiz

Are you ready to take the 'Wheel of Time' challenge? Channel your inner one power and see if you can ace this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The 'Anne of Green Gables' Quiz

The 'Anne of Green Gables' Quiz

How much do you know about the 'Anne of Green Gables' books? Test your knowledge of the children's classics with this quiz at HowStuffWorks. See more »

The Ultimate Top-selling Books Quiz

The Ultimate Top-selling Books Quiz

If you're a big reader, have you read the biggest books of all-time? Take this HowStuffWorks quiz to see what books have held the world's interest. See more »