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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.
A story that hits the ground running with very little preamble and a hook that immediately submerses you in the concept. Read morePublished 2 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 3 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 5 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 6 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 7 months ago by C. Smith
Not quite finished but cannot put it down!!!!
Page turner does not even give this book justice and never even heard of this great author until Amazon recommended him. Read more
Robert Holdstock did a great job connecting our reality to the fantasy world in a "plausible" way, creating a world where all the British myths could be potentially... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Mirko Grewing
I kind of liked the dark feel of this book, but I really wanted something more. Just never really got off the ground for me.Published 12 months ago by KA
I liked Mythago Wood because it is dark without being dreary, frustrating but with hope. It was recommended by a friend, and I'm so glad he did! Read morePublished 13 months ago by Nannie Sue Hubbard