Recklessly, George followed them inot the mysterious sylvan shadows that changed him forever.
The haunting sequel to the World Fantasy Award-winning Mythago Wood. At the heart of the wildwood lies a place of mystery and legend, from which few return and none emerged unchanged: Lavondyss. the ultimate realm, the source of all myth. Robert Holdstock's Mythago Wood won the World Fantasy Award and is among the most praised post-war novels of the fantastical. In this haunting sequel, Lavondyss, we are returned to the Wildwood and the mythos that Holdstock has made his own. Winner of the BSFA Award for best novel, 1988. Recklessly, George followed them inot the mysterious sylvan shadows that changed him forever.
Robert Paul Holdstock (2 August 1948 – 29 November 2009) was an English novelist and author best known for his works of Celtic, Nordic, Gothic and Pictish fantasy literature.
Robert Paul Holdstock (2 August 1948 – 29 November 2009) was an English novelist and author best known for his works of Celtic, Nordic, Gothic and Pictish fantasy literature, predominantly in the fantasy subgenre of mythic fiction. Holdstock broke into print in 1968. His science fiction and fantasy works explore philosophical, psychological, anthropological, spiritual and woodland themes. He received three BSFA awards and won the World Fantasy Award in the category of Best Novel of 1985.
At the heart of Ryhope Wood, Steven and the mythago Guiwenneth live in the ruins of a Roman villa close to a haunted fortress from the Iron Age, from which Guiwenneth's myth arose. She is comfortable here, almost tied to the place, and Steven has long since abandoned all thought of returning to his own world. Mythago Wood won the World Fantasy Award for best novel and is regarded as one of the finest fantasy novels of the twentieth century Deep within the wildwood lies a place of myth and mystery, from which few return, and none remain unchanged.
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Robert Holdstock book. It goes without saying that Robert Holdstock's writings are highly effective because they touch genuine mythic roots which resonate with the deepest parts of our own minds. It helps that he also spins a good yarn around these myths, and that his writing style is just so damn fluid and readable that it's impossible to put his books down. Avilion' is the final book in his 'Mythago Wood' series, and is a direct sequel to the original title.
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Robert Holdstock's is one of the voices at the very heart of modern fantasy. A place where time and space didn't follow the usual rules they must observe in our own universe?
Robert Holdstock's is one of the voices at the very heart of modern fantasy. Guy Gavriel Kay. "One of the strangest, most beautiful and most compelling fantasies I have ever read. Mythago" is a contraction of "mythic imago" ("imago" meaning image). The narrator, Steve, has always lived near a magical woodland, but only when he returns from fighting in WWII does he discover just how weird the place actually is.
I had that sense of recognition. Christian followed my gaze, but he was not looking at the boat or the pond; he was lost, somewhere in his own thoughts
I had that sense of recognition. Christian followed my gaze, but he was not looking at the boat or the pond; he was lost, somewhere in his own thoughts. For a brief moment I experienced a jarring sadness at the sight of my brother so ruined in appearance and attitude. I wanted desperately to touch his arm, to hug him, and I could hardly bear the knowledge that I was afraid to do so.