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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And, where was Christian’s wife? I am not the ideal audience for this book. I want to reiterate that this is truly a piece of literature first and a novel of fantasy second. By mining the rich vein of British myth and tying it to both the Jungian subconscious and the magical influence of an acient living forest bosqye managed to create a fantasy ve that was both epic in scope and personal in its resonance.

Once penetrated, it grows larger, older and more unbearable as one approaches the heart boosque the wood. And since I am with him, I suppose I am part of the myth myself. Christian in an attempt to explain what IS going on to Steven has him read their father’s diary which is filled with stories and observations that barely make sense. It served as the first in a series of novels known as hooldstock Mythago Wood or Ryhope Wood cycle.

James Guide to Fantasy Writers 1st ed. Most forests today and in the recent past are only a few centuries old or less. I was entranced by Mythago Wood from the first page. Feb 13, Richard Derus rated it it was amazing.


ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Harry’s diary was not the first diary that had impacted Steven’s life. Steven mentions that she may be his mythago, but his father and brother fall in love with the same woman. Hholdstock 25, carol.

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Jung roobert his concept of the archetype as a formula that is the result of “countless experiences of our ancestors”. Luckily I still get them and Mythago wood is one of those books.

Views Read Edit View history. As they are formed from human myths, they vary in appearance and character depending on the human memories from which they formed.

Within the fantasy genre Mythago Wood has drawn critical attention for a variety of reasons over a span of years. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Highly recommended to those that like a heavy dose of Jung with their fantasy. A Short History of Fantasy 1st ed. Of course, there is a mysterious woman.

Routlege,page Huxley’s deaths and, when Steven arrives, Christian, who has become similarly obsessed, has been making forays into the forest in search of Guiwenneth.

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HarperCollins,page I don’t have the book in front of me, but its only a short period of time before he starts muttering about ‘forever. 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.


He loves that she smells bad and hangs out in trees. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The pace is quick.

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It demands your attention, stretches your imagination, and leaves you wanting…I loved this book and have no doubt that so too would you!!!!!!!!!!!! Kitten, who had once been able to fly above holdstick land, now accompanying the Kinsman through strange landscapes, ascending a giant bridge, adventuring against strange beasts. In the meantime Stephen reads about his father’s and Edward Wynne-Jones’s studies of the wood.

Y si RH se ha inspirado en sus escritos, me alegro, ambos unos maestros. I loved this setting and the characters, and I’m hoping further reading will clear up my confusion.

It was terrifying at times and wonderful. The forest setting is beautiful.

For me it’s more of a magical realism. Philip It is the first in a loose series of seven, so can certainly be read standalone.

Mythago Wood First edition cover. Aug 19, Mark Hodder rated it it was amazing Shelves: