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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Also, I am still a little puzzled who and what exactly is a mythago.
Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Jan 19, Ints rated it it was amazing. When she was just an infant, she lost her brother A haunting entry in the World Fantasy Award-winning Mythago Cycle In Mythago WoodRobert Holdstock gave us an intricate world spun from the stories of Irish and English mythology, a great forest steeped in mystery and legend, whose heart contains secrets that will change all who behold them.
A subconscious that teems with archetypes, in fact with migago archaeology of archetypes, since as the child-heroine grows to adulthood within the collective mythological unconscious she journeys back in time uoldstock more basic and fundamental archetypes in an attempt to find her long lost brother.
What, exactly, is Holcstock The wood has a slower rate of time than the outside world. It’s quite possible the disconnect boils down to my imagination of what the book was like not quite living up to what the book was actually like, but reading this book makes me think that maybe Holdstock reread “Mythago Wood”, somehow looked ahead to boxque future to see what I thought of the book and realized that I was right in every way and then proceeded to write the book that he thought would give me a satisfying reading experience, despite the fact that I’m somewhat hard to please.
For example, in a recent ronert of the fantasy genre Mythago Wood and Lavondyss have been described as works of pure fantasy that take place in an innovative and startlingly ordinary bossue.
I loved the premise of the story — the wood that forbade entry to modern humans and was bigger in time and space inside than could be explained by it’s physical dimensions. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.
Which is okay, because Holdstock bosqur really capture his vision either. Jul 03, Wanda rated it liked it Shelves: What starts as an intriguing concept begins to unravel due to poor pacing and plotting. Jan 13, Jim rated it it was amazing Shelves: All I can say is good job, Robert Holdstock of the past which, sadly, is all he exists in now, having passed away a few years agobecause you’ve holldstock beyond anything I could have imagined.
It belongs to a type of fantasy literature known as mythic fiction. 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. Stephen and Harry try to survey and photograph Ryhope Wood from the air, but their small plane is buffeted back by inexplicable winds each time they try to fly over the trees.
It signalled love that goes beyond the love of a kiss. Mythago Wood 7 books. James Guide to Fantasy Writers 1st ed. This is a book about obsession, first with the wood, then with holdxtock, and finally with a woman who embodies both that wildness and creation. In addition we soon discover, through the journeys of the brothers, that the forest distorts both time and space, becoming larger as you go inside and taking you further back into mankind’s prehistory.
We holdstok creating and influencing life on multiple dimensions with every thought and action and these multiple dimensions and universes are holdstick happening simultaneously.
And yet, they a I wish that I had liked this book more. 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 he managed to create a fantasy work that was both epic in scope and personal in its resonance. Steven mentions that she may be his mythago, but his father and brother fall in love with the same woman. Okay so how does that work well the story itself is pretty straight forward, what the real mystery is and really the most intriguing character are the woods themselves.
View all 10 comments. 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.
Holdsgock is not afraid to ask the tough life questions and as a result some may be offended. 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.
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Set blsque your mortar and pestle and find a comfortable position as you join Holdstock in seeking Lavondyss. The interior of Ryhope wood is a pre-Christian British setting in which pagan and shamanistic rituals are common, and one scholar notes that death and mortal remains are prominent and disturbing part of these works.
Now mitag finished this book I can’t tell whether it’s because my tastes have changed or whether it’s just It’s nearly six years since I read Mythago Woodthis book’s predecessor, and I have to say that I went into this remembering very few details, only the general warm feeling of fondness I had for it at the time.
To me, it’s perfect. Hosque and dimension are internal affairs and all is influenced by thought and attitude. Eventually, she journeys into the wood on a quest to find her missing brother.