Lavondyss Journey to an Unknown Region Author:Robert Holdstock In Mythago Wood, Robert Holdstock created one of the finest fantasy novels of recent decades, winning beoth the World Fantasy Award for best novel, and the British Fantasy Award. — The unique setting of Mythago Wood is a tract of ancient English woodland, in which mythalogical people and creatures from the human collective unconscious still live ... more »and interact. Mythago Wood followed the adventures of a modern young man, Harry Keeton, as he discovered and became enthralled by its mystic power.
Now, in Lavondyss, young Tallis Keeton, Harry's sister, grows up possessed by the magical allure of Mythago Wood. Believing that Harry is lost somewhere inside, Tallis becomes adept at mysterious rituals that allow her to witness events in the mythis past and future. Still not finding Harry, Tallis at last begins a quest to rescue her brother that leads her to Lavondyss, the place that is the source of all myths at the center of Mythago Wood. The rich, mysterious environment of the wood -- which, like the human mind, is larger on the inside than on the outside -- opens for her, and for us.
Once again, Robert Holdstock returns to this awesome imaginary land to tell a story of power and provocative illumination. Lavondyss is another triumph from one of the best living fantasy writers.« less