I recommend this book to any lover of fantasy and adventure.
This is a bravura work of imagination, well brought off by Holdstock, an author who has evidently done much research on the myths and legends of England and Ireland.
I found it difficult to care much about them, because they came and went so quickly.
This book is about the manifestation of legends and how they become real. I found the general plot very original and thought provoking. Read morePublished 10 hours ago by KJH25177
"Mythago Wood" is different from any fantasy novel I've read. The idea of myths and archetypes embodied in an English wood was a unique perspective that took quite an... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Glenn E. Mitchell II
I would characterize this book as adult fantasy. If Carl Jung wrote a fantasy novel this would be it. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Tim Jenson
Fascinating in many ways as a story about a haunted ancient forest -- but the "love interest" is a sexualized 15-16 year old girl who sleeps with a father AND his two... Read morePublished 6 months ago by techmannn
A story that hits the ground running with very little preamble and a hook that immediately submerses you in the concept. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Static Blaq
Holdstock is THE master of fantasy literature based on Celtic history and myth. Highly entertaining as well as informative, this book is a must for those interested in Celtic lore... Read morePublished 10 months ago by ItsComing
What if there were a magical forest that produced every mythical and legendary character that ever existed in a culture, and you could journey there to experience them all at once? Read morePublished 13 months ago by S. Magliocco
Simply one of the best Fantasy novels ever written, unlike anything else in this genre ever written (no orcs, no wizards, no dwarves or elves), gripping from the beginning to the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Herbert
As a many (and more) times reader of Tolkien and other works like his, I find that Mythago Wood weaves a spell in many ways more compelling than Tolkien. Read morePublished 14 months ago by C. Smith