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. Bosque Mitago by Robert Holdstock at – ISBN – ISBN – Ediciones Gigamesh – – Softcover.

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It uses, and reuses, and synthesizes, the myths that support all the ideas you and I have about the world. Certainly, it is not to everyone’s taste. Do I dare read the next one in hopes of improvement? I would have expected her eyes to be bright green, but they mjtago a depthless brown.

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Motago he is gone for that long is a mystery to his family because, you see, the wood is not very big. Quotes from Mythago Wood.

Routledge,pages Huxley was obsessed with her and this is what eventually led to both Mrs. Paperbackpages. Guinevere is also a character which is based on older myths, but she has become gentrified.

Mythago Wood

The Dark Wheel The story is told from Steven’s viewpoint first person, with diary entries and letters from a couple of other charactersso the reader feels emotionally involved. The love story was in my opinion quite phony – I could not relate to Steven falling for this ‘caricature’ of a woman, and knowing she is just after all a feminine ideal he created just add to the sense of distance.

I struggled with the disturbing undertone of the males’ fascination with Guiwenneth, the mysterious female. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Can I just say that two super-English brothers got so high in the house on the Prairies that a nearby forest suddenly turned into a Wonderland?


This gloomy, compelling stand of forest butts up against the family home, and had also robdrt the obsession of their father. I would classify this book roberf high concept fantasy. The ground rose slightly and the tangled undergrowth was broken by weathered, lichen-covered stubs of grey limestone. As the story unfolds we discover that the father, though he had died, has merged with a large angry mythical creature from ancient times.

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Eos,page xxii-xxiii. Liverpool University Press,page Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Share your thoughts with other customers. But there still remain a few forests which have been on earth for millennia. As I get more experienced in fantasy genre I rarely have “Well this is unlike anything I have read before” moments.

La idea en la que se cimenta el libro es brillante. She has red hair, fair skin, she’s slender and uses a knife.

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

The setting of a myth-rich magical Celtic wood itself, along with its existence side by side with the modern mitato world, are characteristics of particular interest to critics. The philosophical and psychological elements of the Mythago Wood cycle have also attracted commentary. It resists intrusion from Outsiders, time and distance are skewed there so it is much larger inside than the 6 miles it covers in modern Britain should allow, and time seems to expandand strange energy fields interact with hoodstock minds to create mythagos — the idealized forms of ancient mythical and legendary creatures, heroes, and villains formed from collective subconscious hopes and fears.

The forest generates “mythagos”, which are basically legends come-to-life: Many pages are spent delving into the past of the father but we learn early on what has happened to him. Stephen soon has his own encounters with the woodland mythagos and an older Christian and eventually, to save both his brother and a mythago girl named Guiwenneth also referred to as Gwyneth or Gwynhe ventures deep into the wood, accompanied by Harry. Upon returning home, Steven finds that his brother Christian is quickly following in their father’s footsteps — both figuratively and literally — for he has also discovered that this is no ordinary forest!


Peter Bedrick Books,page He loves that she smells bad and hangs out While the concept is awesome, I find myself agreeing with those who think this book is just so-so. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It would sit better on the shelves about psychology, philosophy, religion, and history, than it would next to Hobbits, elves, dragons, and sorcerers.

Mythago Wood is a deeply philosophical novel that will have you scratching your head and spending long amounts of time digesting the subtext. I don’t have the book in front of me, but its only a short period of time before he starts muttering about ‘forever.

Before long, Steven gets pulled into the drama and the strange goings on in Mythago Wood. People also carve magical symbols into the rock a Most forests today and in the recent past are only a few centuries old or less. This is a different story holdshock I enjoyed reading it.

Mythago Wood feels like a gothic fantasy, as if Jung and perhaps one of those Victorian spinsters got together and wove a tale about a small English family, a I am not the ideal audience for this book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?