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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Mythago Wood

Rooted in what felt like both the historical and the collective unconscious, it didn’t feel like a whole lot that came before it and I feel like a decent number of authors mulled over it for quite some time before attempting their own pale copies of it, not even coming close to capturing Holdstock’s vision. I bought the second book can’t remember it’s name but I never got around to reading it. We all make choices everyday that allow the immediate world to unfold in a particular way. The setting of a myth-rich magical Celtic wood itself, along with its existence side by side with the modern everyday world, are characteristics of particular interest to critics.

It doesn’t have to be poetic, but it needs to be interesting and creative — not just, as we say, “serviceable. Uh, this one is tricky.

Preview — Lavondyss by Robert Holdstock. I highly recommend this book. The second part of the novel is so immersed with wrestling with notions of where stories come from, robsrt how those echoes trickle down to the present day, that it will either make or break the reader, with the latter being convinced that they are reading nothing more than a stream of robertt costume pageant performed in pantomime, rife with symbols that barely have any meaning to the actors themselves but whose motions are so deeply felt that they can’t conceive of even acting any other way.


He is the mythago realm’s mythago. The Dark Wheel Feb 25, carol. State of the Fantastic: Holdstock does not spoon-feed the reader. The basic premise is the concept of mythagos, which are images from the Jungian collective unconscious, which take corporeal form inside Ryhope Wood.

But it was dramatic, well-done, deep and kinda interesting.

What fun it was it read an unpredictable novel. 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: We got the sense back then that Harry had some secret personal purpose for going in — it wasn’t just to help Steven. I am also not sure why these men are falling for Guiwenneth.

Strange things go on here and its hard to talk about them wit This has been sitting on my TBR pile for longer than I care to admit to – and now I have finally got around to reading it – its becoming a bit of a tradition my Christmas binge reading.

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?

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Bosque Mitago (Bosque Mitago, #1): Robert Holdstock: : Books

Before I continue, I do want to caution potential readers of the following: It holdatock said the mythological creatures of old deep woods need to be placated and bribed with gifts of blood and flesh if you live near such a forest. The concept behind the Mythago Wood Cycle is that there is an ancient forest in England that has existed since man first settled there.

I intend to re-read both this and Mythago Wood at some point as I think the enjoyment of the story may actually be better the second time around.


Books by Robert Holdstock. Ryhope Wood magically repels outsiders by various means, including robeft and physical defences such as thick, impenetrable scrubhuge lakes and raging rivers. It demands rovert attention, stretches your imagination, and leaves you wanting…I loved this book and have no doubt that so too would you!!!!!!!!!!!! Set aside your mortar and pestle and find a comfortable position as you join Holdstock in seeking Lavondyss. What drove Harry into the forest?

These fairy tales were myths about imagined or real magical tree beings and transformed woodsmen or vegetation god or goddess warriors living in deep forests. Alien Landscapes Space Wars: In addition the desire to uncover the ultimate meaning behind the forest’s mysterious power push the Huxley’s to overcome the obstacles and traps that the forest constantly puts in their way.

Somehow I can’t call “fantasy”.

Mythago Wood – Wikipedia

I’m having to hold myself back from giving away too many details. People also carve magical symbols into the rock and wood of ancient forests, hoping to magically confine these spirits of Nature holstock from the homes of people, but some people seek out these dangerous ghosts of rock, tree, mud and flora.

We follow the life of Tallis Sister to Harry from the first book as she grows up and tries holstock discover the secrets of the Ryhope wood, the mythagos that are emerging from it and the stories they tell her. I have no idea.

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