Once there was a man who fell in love with a mermaid. He swam down into the sea to be with ... more
her, and was never seen again... Sapphire's father told her that story when she was little. When he is lost at sea she can't help but think of the old myth. Then, the following summer, Sapphy meets Faro - an enigmatic Mer boy. Diving down into Ingo, she discovers an intoxicating world she never knew existed, where she must let go of the airy world above, and embrace the sea... But Sapphy doesn't just crave the wild world beneath the waves; she also longs to see her father once more. And she's sure she can hear him singing across the water: 'I wish I was away in Ingo, far across the briny sea...' Draw readers into mystery and magic with this haunting, sea-drenched quartet set on the Zennor coast of Cornwall. Steeped in myth and legend, and full of the resonance of the deeps, this saga shows leading poet and author Helen Dunmore at her lyrical best. This pack contains 5 paperbacks: Ingo; Stormswept; The Crossing of Ingo; The Deep; Tide Knot.
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'The Tide Knot' is the dramatic and spellbinding sequel to Helen Dunmore's critically acclaimed 'Ingo'. "I can't go back in the house. I'm restless, prickling all over. The wind hits me like slaps from huge invisible hands. But it's not the wind that worries me. It's something else, beyond the storm..." Sapphire and Conor can't forget their adventures in Ingo, the mysterious world beneath the sea. They long to see their Mer friends Faro and Elvira, and swim with the dolphins once more. But a crisis is brewing far below the ocean's surface, where the wisest of the Mer guards the Tide Knot. And soon both Sapphire and Conor will be drawn into Ingo's troubled waters...