In Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock gave us an intricate world spun from the stories of Irish and English mythology Segundo libro de la serie Bosque Mitago. Mythago Wood is a fantasy novel by British writer Robert Holdstock, published in the United Kingdom in It won the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in. Bosque Mitago by Robert Holdstock, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Instead, the denizens of the wood exist in a whirling, aggressive, noncommunicative mishmash. She is called Guiwenneth. This book really glued me to my seat.

Howev The style of writing is still excellent, but the plot was difficult to follow. Ryhope Wood is an example of a parallel universe that overlaps a section of the real world. This is a story that requires a re-read in order to appreciate its richness. This is not because Mythago Wood is specifically written for pagans, but because the mechanisms of Ryhope Wood defy science and allow for events that are readily recognizable to pagans. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Trying to follow a linear trail back to where we or anything started is almost impossible. I am not the ideal audience for this book. Want to Read saving….

And let this be said, he will lose you here. I want to reiterate that this is truly a piece of literature first and a novel of fantasy second.

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The author is good at atmosphere and building a mood. Retrieved from ” https: Another is Sir Gawain and the Green Knight: Jan 24, Olethros rated it liked it.


The philosophical and psychological elements of the Mythago Wood cycle have also attracted commentary. The existence in the wood of archetypal heroes and villains from across the ages, all living together at the same time, each in his own clothes and weapons. Dec 21, Vic rated it really liked it. It wasnt as amazing as ‘Mythago Wood’ but it gave you more facts about the woods and Mythagos and the writing was still superb so I loved it for that: The Liberation of Imagination 1st ed.

Family lore states holdsgock he had a dispute with his older brother Major William Henry Harrison Keaton and t I accepted the notebook.

Jennifer, George’s wife, shared in whatever obsessed George, but she became depressed and took her own life. When it is focused on plot, I think it’s great. These places are the physical manifestation of the collective unconscious of mankind dust off your Carl Jung and you will have the idea.

When reading this book, I did not ever think, “Oh I have read this before” or “this reminds me of [insert other book title: It signalled the rightness of a deed. Holdstock pens a story that vosque written with quality in mind.

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Aug 05, Ivan rated it really liked it Shelves: Eventually we also come to meet Edward Wynne-Jones, the former collaborator of George Huxley who was also tangentially mentioned in the first volume, but no resolution to the mjtago of Christian and Stephen Huxley is to be found.

Despite it’s slow pace it was never a dull book because in those slow parts atmosphere is being created, characters developed and world more shaped out.


This is an acclaimed book. I liked the ending of the story a few questions need answering though which I guess means I’ll have to read the next book in the series. We all make choices everyday that allow the immediate world to unfold in a particular way. That makes her “heaven” rather a bit more depressing, yeah? Ryhope Wood in Hertfordshire, England is where myth comes alive. That is the only stretch I could make, and it seemed flimsy – What holdstoci with all the incest and proposed-incest in this book?!

A family lives near an ancient ‘old-growth’ wood. Her arms and legs were thin, but the muscles were wiry; a fine blonde down covered her calves and I noticed that her knees were badly scarred.

But Lavondyss blew my mind. I cannot remember my folklore well enough, but it intrigues me to think that tales holdstocj Arthur and his Knights, perhaps Sir Kay? I liked the Lovecraftian overtones at the start of the novel and I wish they had been sustained throughout the whole story.

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn. That’s the best thing I can say about it. During this time, Steven is figuring out what’s going on in the woods and he meets and falls in love with Guiwenneth yes, the same girl that his father and brother holdstcok. Jan 27, Tanya rated it it was amazing.

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