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Peter Levenda is an author, primarily on occult history.
He appeared in the TNT documentary, Faces of Evil, in his role as an expert on Nazi history with special regard to the occult and esoteric practices. He has also appeared on the History Channel special, Nazi Prophecies.
It appears that Lavenda is also "Simon", the author of The Simon Necronomicon--a purported grimoire that derives its title from H.P. Lovecraft's fictional Necronomicon featured in Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos stories. The assessment of Peter Levanda as the author of the Simon Necronomicon is based upon the following sources:
The U. S. Copyright Office registration for Simon's Gates of the Necronomicon lists the author as "Peter Levenda, whose pseudonym is Simon".
On the radio program "Coast-to-Coast AM", Sunday May 10th, 2009 Peter Levenda was asked directly by the host, Ian Punnett if Peter was in fact "Simon", Peter denied it. Mr. Levenda did acknowledge working on the book with Simon. Ian Punnett made a reference to interviewing "Simon" and mentioned "Peter Levenda" similarities and asked Peter to "say hello to Simon for him, next time he saw him". Peter laughed and said that he would.
In the article, "The Doom That Came to Chelsea", Alan Cabal describes his inside information on the genesis of the Necronomicon as well as the New York Occult scene that he and Levenda/Simon were a part of.
- Unholy Alliance: A History of Nazi Involvement With the Occult (1994)
- Sinister Forces - The Nine: A Grimoire of American Political Witchcraft (Sinister Forces)(2005) - has researched the material for this book over the course of 25 years, visiting more than 40 countries and gaining access to temples, prisons, military installations, and government documents.
- Sinister Forces - A Warm Gun: A Grimoire of American Political Witchcraft (Sinister Forces) (2005)
- Allianza Malefica / Unholy Alliance: The Nazis and the Power of the Occult (2006)
- Sinister Forces - The Manson Secret: A Grimoire of American Political Witchcraft (Sinister Forces) (2006)
- Gates of the Necronomicon (as Simon) (2006)
- The Mao of Business: Guerrilla Trade Techniques for the New China (2007)
- Stairway to Heaven: Chinese Alchemists, Jewish Kabbalists, and the Art of Spiritual Transformation (2008)
-  February 1998 Straits Times article listing Levenda as president of Ortronics' Asia-Pacific division
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