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One of the few true Fantasy classics In this World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Robert Holdstock introduces us for the first time to his best-selling creations: Mythagoes and Mythago Wood. Ryhope Wood, Britain's last fragment ofprimeval forest, is inhabited by long-extinct animals and figures of ancient myth. George Huxley and his two sons, Steven and Christian, each explore the woodland in their turn, changing it by their very presence and finding wonderful - and deadly - things...
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‘Sonorous, vivid and utterly enthralling’
Times Literary Supplement
‘Indescribably enchanting... a fantasy which celebrates the immensity of love. Simultaneously, it is a celebration of fantasy... should be read several times’
‘Classic yet original setting... Mythago Wood is a haunting book... Holdstock’s best’
‘Beautifully written and conceived... Some books are hard to put down. I found Mythago Wood hard to shake off’
New York Times
‘A stunningly good book... conveys the haunting power of old heroes and lost gods’
‘For me, this is the outstanding fantasy book of the 1980s, something to read several times and to rediscover the same delight with every new reading’
MYTHAGO WOOD won the WORLD FANTASY AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL and is regarded as one of the finest fantasy novels of the 20th century.
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR001528081
Book Description Simon & Schuster Ltd. PAPERBACK. Condition: Fair. 0743440811. Seller Inventory # SPAIN0003615
Book Description Simon & Schuster / Earthlight, 2002. Paperback: 7" x 4½". Condition: Fine: Very small signs of wear. Cover Art: Larry Rostant (illustrator). 2002 Edition. © 1984: 1st in the 'Mythago Wood' series of books. 1st printing of 2002 edition:- Synopsis: Deep within the wildwood lies a place of myth and mystery, from which few return, and none emerge unchanged. Stephen Huxley has already lost his father to the mysteries of Ryhope Wood. Upon his return from the Second World War, he realises that his brother, Christian, is also in the woodland's thrall. For within the primal forest is a realm where mythic archetypes grow flesh and blood, where love and beauty may haunt your dreams and lead you to the terrifying freedom of insanity:- Review(s): "Britain's best fantasist" - The Times ? A haunting book. Holdstock's best - Guardian / "Indescribably enchanting. A celebration of fantasy" - The Spectator / "Sonorous, vivid, and utterly enthralling" - Times Literary Supplement:- (original cost £6.99). Seller Inventory # 18.005.00112
Book Description Earthlight, UK, 2002. Soft Cover. Condition: Good - Sl Wear. First In this Edition. Size: 4 1/4" x 7 ". Seller Inventory # 033917