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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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This novel is filled with beautiful imagery, especially around the creatures and vegetation Holdstock describes. He has received three BSFA awards and won the World Fantas 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.

And no one seems to bat an eye at it.

A Reader 1st ed. I loved bosqie setting and the characters, and I’m hoping further reading will clear up my confusion. May 09, Tina rated it really liked it Shelves: I assume that this is somewhat in reference to when she’s the totem later in the book? At that point I had to go back and re-read several passages so I could try to understand what had happened.

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Steven returns from the war to his family home, to recover and reunite with his brother, some time after his father’s death. Her hair was brilliant auburn, and tumbled in unkempt, wind-swept masses about her shoulders. I loved how the lives of characters were entangled with mythagos, but for example the myth of Guinwenneth was too unknown bosqje if explained in the book to truly grasp her character and nature.


The forest setting is beautiful. I still plan on reading them again. I enjoyed this book even more, due to feeling that I had a better understanding of what was going on. But to read it for the first time was harrowing and delightful. mitagp

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She falls in love. Trivia About Mythago Wood Myt ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The mystery of Ryhope Wood, Britain’s last fragment of primeval forest, consumed George Huxley’s entire, and long, holdstofk. The family estate borders the enigmatic Ryhope Wood, a forest whose mysteries had obsessed their father, and now threaten to consume Christopher as well.

The Journey of a Lifetime Magician: He does not divulge everything we bosqur to know when we want to know it.

The place is the memory we all share. She prophesies the results holddtock her own actions. As boqsue as I finished this book, I knew that I was going to have to read it again because the central concepts, the story arc and details are so complex, nuanced and subtle that a lot can be and in my case probably was missed the first time around.

Mythagos are dangerously real, but if any of them stray too far from the wood they slowly deteriorate and die.

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Instead of leaving me frustrated, I am fascinated, and motivated to find the answers. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Before long, Steven gets pulled into the drama and the strange goings on in Mythago Wood.

Despite it it this book is easy to recommend.

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Perhaps a bit of his reclusiveness is rubbing off on me, a bit of his detachment. Christian was dirty, thin and nervous. I kept wanting Steven to ground us somehow with the less familiar legends, to reassure us that elements of them had indeed passed down through the collective memory of British culture, even if the stories themselves had been lost robeft the mists of time. Mitwgo make your own mind up if you think it should be or not but you cannot deny that there is a lot more going on in this book than what you first thought.


Besides creating mythagos of living, breathing creatures, the wood can also generate ancient archetypal places, from castles to battlefields to ancient villages. And what there is, is disjointed. I’ll never be able to improve on that.


Holdstoco 06, Terry rated it it was amazing Shelves: The sound carried across the land. Dec 13, Stephen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Williams and Wynne-Jones holdsrock in? The forest is referred to by John Clute as an ” abyssal chthonic resonator ” because it creates and is home to myth-images, or mythagos, who are creatures including animals, monsters and humans generated from the ancient memories and myths within the subconscious of nearby human minds.

I never fully understood Harry Keeton’s situation, which was wrapped up much too quickly, but I’m thinking that this will holdsfock addressed in a sequel. I bought the second book can’t remember it’s name but I never got around to reading it. As Christian, Steven and Harry spend more time in the woods mythagos are being formed from their own unconscious minds.