Title: Mythago Wood
Publisher: Arbor House
Publication Date: 1985
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
slightly cocked else fine with d.j. Bookseller Inventory # 23742
Myth and Terror in the Forest Deeps
The mystery of Ryhope Wood, Britain's last fragment of primeval forest, consumed George Huxley's entire long life. Now, after his death, his sons have taken up his work. But what they discover is numinous and perilous beyond all expectation.
For the Wood, larger inside than out, is a labyrinth full of myths come to life, "mythagos" that can change you forever. A labyrinth where love and beauty haunt your dreams. . .and may drive you insane.
From the Publisher: 'BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AND CONCEIVED ... SOME BOOKS ARE HARD TO PUT DOWN. I FOUND MYTHAGO WOOD HARD TO SHAKE OFF' - New York Times
'Indescribably enchanting ... a fantasy which celebrates immensity of love ... should be read several times'- Spectator
'Classic yet original setting ... A haunting book ... Holdstock's best' - Guardian
'A stunningly good book. Conveys the haunting power of old heroes and lost gods' - Locus
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