The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest

The Green Man: Tales from the Mythic Forest


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780670035267
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.64(h) x 1.43(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 Years

About the Author

Ellen Datlow is the editor of Sci Fiction (

Terri Windling ( is the author of The Wood Wife.

Table of Contents

Going Wodwo (poem)18
Grand Central Park21
Somewhere in My Mind There Is a Painting Box51
Among the Leaves So Green86
Song of the Cailleach Bheur (poem)115
Hunter's Moon118
Charlie's Away137
A World Painted by Birds168
Fee, Fie, Foe, et Cetera238
Joshua Tree262
Ali Anugne O Chash (The Boy Who Was)299
The Pagodas of Ciboure322
Green Men (poem)350
The Green Word353
About the Editors385
About the Artist387

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Green Man Tales from the Mythic Forest 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Silent-but-Deadly More than 1 year ago
I brought this book on vacation with me and finished all of the stories before I even arrived at my destination! I adored a good deal of the stories and enjoyed a good deal of the rest. The ones that stuck out the most to me were Grand Central Park, Daphne, Somewhere in My Mind There Is a Painting Box, A World Painted by Birds, and Grounded. These stories were unforgettable and are absolutely must reads for any genre.
heina on LibraryThing 8 months ago
This is a really great book. Like any anthology, it's a mixed bag, but none of the stories were actually awful. For being about the same topic, there are a remarkable number of genres represented in the book: poetry, urban fantasy, myth retelling, bildungsroman, magic realism, folktale retelling, and even a hint of Arthurian allusion in the last tale.