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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Still, you need to read “Mythago Wood” to get some idea of the setting and what you’re going to be in for, as that book is far more user friendly. The place is the memory we all share. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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For now, all I can say is that this was one of those truly special reading experiences that do not come along very often. Family lore states that he had a dispute with his older brother Major William Henry Harrison Keaton and that had caused the name change.

I bought the second book can’t remember it’s name but I never got around to reading it. Against the brighter torches she was a small rogert, walking confidently to the middle of the glade, her spear held across her body, ready to be used if necessary.

It may have won a World Fantasy Award in the s, but I say give this one a pass. Jan 03, Michael Battaglia rated it it was amazing.

The Liberation of Imagination 1st ed. All I can say is good job, Robert Holdstock of the past which, sadly, is all he exists in now, having passed away a few years ago obsque, because you’ve succeeded beyond anything I could have imagined. To do so, she must learn the ways of this strange woodland, and begins her education in its dreamy, savage, folkloristic magic, endeavouring to learn the secret names and stories of the fields, glades, and trees around her home, while making masks in imitation of bodque three cloaked women who seem to be guiding her in her shamanistic initiation.


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Join Holdstoco on her quest into the ultimate unknown, and be invited into one of the finest and most compelling mythologies you will ever encounter. But there still remain a few forests which have been on earth for millennia. This is great mythic fiction, but wilder, dirtier, more violent, more chaotic than reading Charles de Lint or Terri Windling.

As I’ve been saying, this is one of those books that you will either love and make your friends doubt your taste, or vice versa. His sister Tallis remembers him leaving when she was four years old. I have no idea.

Jul 03, Wanda rated it liked it Shelves: She falls in love. Greenwood Press,page If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Mythago Wood (Mythago Wood, #1) by Robert Holdstock

We have an unknown history with almost everyone we encounter and none roberrt it follows a logical or linear path. Jan 24, Olethros rated it liked it.

The cumulative results winds up being wonderfully effective, so that by the time we first re-encounter the house that we became ho,dstock familiar with the first time out, now completely absorbed by the wood, it’s like seeing an old friend altered almost beyond recognition. Return to Book Page. That makes her “heaven” rather a bit more depressing, yeah?

Trivia About Lavondyss Mythag Authors tend to give us all of their world-building in the first novel, so I’m often bored by a sequel.


But to read it for the first time was harrowing and delightful. It is revealed in The Hollowinga sequel, that mythagos can be created by conscious thought and are drawn to their creators.

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It’s quite possible the disconnect imtago down to my imagination of what the book was like not quite living up to what holdstck book was actually like, but reading this book makes me think that maybe Holdstock reread “Mythago Wood”, somehow looked ahead to the future to see what I thought of the book and realized that I was right in every way and then proceeded to write the book that he thought would give me a satisfying reading experience, despite the fact that I’m somewhat hard to please.

Besides creating mythagos of living, breathing creatures, the wood can also generate ancient archetypal places, from castles to battlefields to ancient villages.

The book definitely has a sense of the creepy and mysterious. If holdsttock have never read Holdstock, I strongly recommend that you read Mythago Wood and this book. Open Preview See a Problem?

La segunda parte, sin embargo, tiende a perder el rumbo y a caer en la redundancia, y aunque nunca llega a aburrir no vuela tan alto como el resto del libro. Once penetrated, it grows larger, older and more unbearable as one approaches the heart of the orbert. 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. I don’t know what made him try again, but I’m glad he did.

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