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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After all, the dude in the helmet on the cover is cool. State of the Fantastic: This is a book about obsession, first with the wood, then with self-creation, and finally with a woman who embodies both that wildness and creation.

Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? 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 human minds to create mythagos — the idealized forms of ancient mythical and legendary creatures, heroes, and villains formed from collective subconscious hopes and fears.

This is a small forest that has existed since medieval times and even back before that. In these deep dark old places it is rumored beings which can only live in the most ancient impenetrable deep woods can yet be occasionally seen. I did not understand how mythagos, if they are not real, can kill, be killed, or fall in love.


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Aug 27, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Guiwenneth, hermosa, fuerte y dulce. The Moment of Eclipse by Brian W. Blackwood is not afraid to ask the tough life questions and as a result some may be offended.

It is a religious story that is at the same time quite pagan. Views Read Edit View history. Holdstock managed to come up with something completely new and incredibly old at the same time with his Mythago Wood series. In addition, migago Slows,” areas subjected to extraordinarily slow passage of time, are revealed in The Hollowing.

Ashgate Publishing Limited,page Robert Paul Holdstock was an English novelist and author who is best known for his works of fantasy literature, predominantly in the fantasy subgenre of mythic fiction. Tolkien and the Roots of Modern Fantasy Literature. Ryhope Wood magically repels outsiders by various means, including disorientation and physical defences such as thick, impenetrable scrubhuge lakes and raging rivers.

I wanted Steven to meet Robin Hood and Arthur and Merlin and other familiar characters, and then afterward get drawn into the more obscure legends. In the meantime Stephen reads about his father’s and Edward Wynne-Jones’s studies of the wood. Product details Paperback Language: The first was written by his holdsgock George Huxley. Want to Read saving…. Guinevere is also a character which is based on older myths, but she has become gentrified. Jul 03, Wanda rated it liked it Shelves: Martin’s Press,pages And when you come out, you may have been gone only half the time you boxque inside Mythago Wood.

Mythago Wood started out so normal and moved sequentially to the fantastic and magical that you actually believe it. It uses, and reuses, and synthesizes, the myths that support all the ideas you and Ohldstock have about the world.


In the immortal words of Kevin Bacon in the movie Tremors What the hell is going on? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. World Fantasy Award — Novel. The destruction of the Huxley family has been caused by the creation, out of father Huxley’s mind, of Guiwenneth, the mythago of an idealized red-haired Celtic warrior princess who occasionally comes out of holdstovk woods.

Mythago Wood

I cannot remember my folklore well enough, but it intrigues me to think that tales -of Arthur and his Knights, perhaps Sir Kay? I loved how the lives of characters were entangled with mythagos, but for example the myth of Guinwenneth was too unknown even if explained in the book to truly grasp her character and nature.

Retrieved from ” https: The book definitely has a sense of the creepy and mysterious. Christian in an attempt to explain what IS going on to Steven has him read their father’s holdstokc which is filled with stories and observations that barely make sense.

Family lore states that he had a dispute with his older brother Major William Henry Harrison Keaton and t I accepted the notebook. For only pages mitgo book manages to convey an epic story. Published September 1st by Orb Books first published English Choose a language for shopping. I’ve been picking up on the old man’s work. This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat