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Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn (Mythago Cycle)

by Robert Holdstock

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Published by Roc .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages325
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7576229M
ISBN 100451458575
ISBN 109780451458575

Gate Of Ivory Gate Of Horn: Holdstock, Robert: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(15).   The concept of two gates to the ethereal realms is an old one, dating back to Greek times. It is also a concept rich and fertile with imagination. It seems though the concept is more of an ephemeral reality than it is an place of brick and mortar. The Gates of Horn and Ivory first appear in Homer’s Odyssey.

The gates of horn and ivory have turned up in modern literature, most notably in Robert Holdstock's novel Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn in his Mythago Wood fantasy series. And of course the myth of the two gates gave the name t0 the Chicago folk club, where Odetta, Bob Dylan, Bob Gibson, Hamilton Camp, and virtually every other prominent.   And they discover the meaning of the two gates, Ivory and Horn – one the lie, the other the truth. Read More Genre: Fiction & Related Items. On Sale: 27th November Price: £ ISBN Share; ebook Buy Book. Amazon Apple Google Kobo Read Excerpt Gateway Essentials. See All Titles. Related Reads Author: Robert Holdstock.

The gates of horn and ivory appear in the following notable English written works: Edmund Spenser's epic poem "The Faery Queene" (, English) in book 1, stanzas XL and XLIV, in reference to a false dream being brought to the hero (Prince Arthur/the Knight of the Red Crosse).; Alexander Pope's mock-epic The Dunciad (), in Book III: "And thro' the Iv'ry Gate the Vision flies.". GATE OF IVORY, GATE OF HORN. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Luther Martingale, dropped out of college (and his aunt'swill) due to an episode with a Professor Ashman's niece, winsa boat playing poker and decides to achieve his academicre-entry by putting it to work in Ashman's interest.


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Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn (Mythago Cycle) by Robert Holdstock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a prequal to the first book, Mythago Wood and takes place during the same time period as that book, focusing on Christian Huxley and his relationship with the Mythago Guiwenneth. After the brilliance of Mythago Wood, Lavondyss and The Hollowing, I had high hopes for this book.

They were dashed, smashed to smithereens/5(17). Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a prequal to the first book, Mythago Wood and takes place during the same time period as that book, focusing on Christian Huxley and his relationship with the Mythago Guiwenneth. After the brilliance of Mythago Wood, Lavondyss and The Hollowing, I had high hopes for this book.

They were dashed, smashed to smithereens/5(22). Community Reviews. Author Craig's debut novel. His second would follow 20 years later and begin his 19 volume Martha's Vineyard Mystery series. Caper novel - Luther Martingale can only retain /5.

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is the story of Christian Huxley, who we met first in Mythago Wood, and who wasn't really a very nice guy. This novel tells the story of how he was captured by Ryhope Wood (and hence became a bit of a ****)- through Guiwenneth, who also fascinated his father; and the larger-than-life figure of Kylhuk, whose quest he becomes embroiled in.5/5(4).

Although Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn has a greater reliance on plot than the earlier novels in the series, a vast proportion of the novel is still driven by the mysteries of the Wood.

Instead, every sidetrack and flashback conspires to flesh out the spirit of Ryhope Wood, which has always towered above the exploits of the various Keetons, Bradleys or Huxleys who have made their way past Ryhope's outer defenses.

Neil Gaiman 's comic book series The Sandman Robert Holdstock 's novel Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn. In the Holdstock novel, the main character grapples with a traumatic event that has two very different manifestations, one true and one false. Derek Mahon 's poem "Homage to Malcolm Lowry" by Derek Mahon.

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a prequal to the first book, Mythago Wood and takes place during the same time period as that book, focusing on Christian Huxley and his relationship with the Mythago Guiwenneth. After the brilliance of Mythago Wood, Lavondyss and The Hollowing, I had high hopes for this book.

They were dashed, smashed to smithereens/5(12). Through the ivory gate come deceptive dreams, and through the horn gate come true dreams that will be fulfilled.

These gates are first mentioned in the Odyssey, where Penelope describes a dream she has had in which she saw an eagle kill 20 geese (the implication being that Odysseus is the eagle and the geese are the suitors who are occupying his home).

The Paperback of the Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn by Robert Holdstock at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more. Holiday Shipping Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help5/5(2).

Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn was published by Doubleday's Crime Club inbut he would not have another novel published for two decades. He is best known for a series of mystery novels set on Martha's Vineyard where he and his family eventually.

Ancient people believed that dreams come from two gates, the Gates of Horn and the Gates of Ivory. Homer wrote about these gates in the Odyssey and later Virgil used the image in the Aeneid. The gates are a metaphor for the way we approach receiving information in our dreams.

The articles proposes a new interpretation of the Homeric myth of the gates of horn and ivory that occurs in Book 19 of the Odyssey. It first argues that horn (the material of the southern gate in Author: Jörg Schulte.

One pair of gates is made of horn, and one of ivory. Those of the dreams which issue through the gate of sawn ivory, these are the deceptive dreams, their message is never accomplished. But those that come into the open through the gates of the polished horn accomplish the truth for any mortal who sees them.

Get this from a library. Gate of ivory, gate of horn. [Robert Holdstock]. Get this from a library. Gate of ivory, gate of horn. [Philip R Craig]. This book, Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn, tells Christian's story, before Steven gets involved - his first experiences in the wood and with Guiwenneth.

In this book, he is a very different person, and you see little of who he is by the time of Mythago Wood, only a matter of years later/5(4). One is the gate of horn for true shades, and the other is the gate of ivory for false dreams. Anchises escorts Aeneas and the Sibyl to leave through the gate of false dreams.

After such a triumphant description of Rome, it seems bizarre that Aeneas leaves through the gate of false dreams.

"GATE OF IVORY, GATE OF HORN" By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Another of Holdstock's Mythago Wood series (The Hollowing,etc.) about a primeval woodland where space and time are distorted and where ""mythagos,"" figures from myth, legend, or dream, become real.

Penelope wonders if this is a dream from the gate of ivory (meaning that it is insignificant) or the gate of horn (indicating that the dream is true or prophetic). Most interesting is the contest that Penelope decides will choose her husband. Read "Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn" by Robert Holdstock available from Rakuten Kobo.

Several years ago, Christian Huxley's father, George, obsessively documented the /5. Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn is a prequal to the first book, Mythago Wood and takes place during the same time period as that book, focusing on Christian Huxley and his relationship with the Mythago Guiwenneth/5(15).The Gates of Horn and Ivory in Odyssey 19 Anne Amory has pointed out the weaknesses of such purely historical and archaeological approaches, instead situating Penelope’s description of the gates within a complex of imagery involving these two materials.

For Amory, recurrent references to the materials of horn and ivory contribute to Homer’s.Gate of Ivory, Gate of Horn (Book): Craig, Philip R.

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