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The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest
The Green Man Tales from the Mythic Forest
Author: Ellen Datlow (Editor), Terri Windling (Editor), Charles Vess (Illustrator)
One of our most enduring, universal myths is that of the Green Man-the spirit who stands for Nature in its most wild and untamed form, a man with leaves for hair who dwells deep within the mythic forest. Through the ages and around the world, the Green Man and other nature spirits have appeared in stories, songs, and artwork, as well as many bel...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780670035267
ISBN-10: 0670035262
Publication Date: 5/27/2002
Pages: 384
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.

4.2 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Viking Books
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 3
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Interesting, if somewhat repetitive collection of stories and poems about the spirit of nature in its many guises. The best efforts are by Neil Gaiman (a lovely poem about becoming the wild man of the woods), Emma Bull (a coming of age tale set in the Californian desert), Michael Cadnum (a retelling of the Greek myth of Daphne), Gregory Maguire (a whimsical version of Jack and the Beanstalk), and Delia Sherman (a teen faces a faery challenge in New York's Central Park).
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