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Monday Book Recommendation: Mythago Wood

MythagoWood

The mystery of Ryhope Wood, Britain’s last fragment of primeval forest, consumed George Huxley’s entire, and long, life. Now, after his death, his sons have taken up his work. But what they discover is beyond what they could have expected. For the Wood is a realm where myths gain flesh and blood, tapping primal fears and desires subdued through the millennia. A realm where love and beauty haunt your dreams — and may drive you insane.

 

 

 


Mythago Wood won the World Fantasy Award on its first publication in 1984, and secured Robert Holdstock’s reputation as one of the major fantasy writers of our time.

Robert Holdstock

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.

Holdstock’s writing was first published in 1968. His science fiction and fantasy works explore philosophical, psychological, anthropological, spiritual, and woodland themes. He has received three BSFA awards and won the World Fantasy Award in the category of Best Novel in 1985.

Pseudonyms are Chris Carlsen, Robert Faulcon,Robert Black, Steven Eisler and Richard Kirk.


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About Nthato Morakabi

Nthato Morakabi is a South African published author. He has short stories appearing in both international and local anthologies, and has published his first book, Beneath the Wax, which opens his three-part novella series "Wax". He is an avid reader, blogger and writer.

8 responses »

  1. Cool! This book is actually on my TBR list as well 😀 😀

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  2. MyBookJacket

    Hadn’t even heard of Mythago Wood. You read the coolest books Nthato!

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  3. Sounds like another interesting read!

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