Helen Dunmore captures the magical appeal of the Cornish coast in Ingo, says Philip Ardagh. Buy Ingo First Edition by Helen Dunmore (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. A whisper on the tide. Sapphire’s father mysteriously vanishes into the waves off the Cornwall coast where her family has always lived. She misses him terribly.

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Sapphire becomes extremely connected to Ingo, far more than her brother Connor, and soon finds out that, though it is a beautiful, interesting place to be, there are dangers there too. Eunmore was born in Decemberin Yorkshire, the second of four children.

Ingo Series

Add your rating See all 9 kid reviews. It definitely spins its wheels” to where not enough happens. This struggle comes to the fore in the latter part of Ingo when Roger decides he wants to dive in areas where, unbeknownst to him, he is not welcomed.

There are some really lovely moments, like Sapphire mentally connecting to a dolphin while riding it, or a conversation her brother Conor has with ingl. Ingo calls to Sapphire more strongly than it does to Conor. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.


Sapphire’s father mysteriously vanishes into the waves off the Cornwall coast where her family has always lived.

Dec 21, Kogiopsis rated it it was ok Shelves: Here, Dunmore returns to Zennor, the setting of her adult novel Darkness in Zennor. I must read the next one in the series The Tide Knot! Dunmore keeps readers guessing while treating them to beautiful scenery and fantastic adventures. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sapphire and Connor also discovered their own earthly powers that saved them during crisis. Other than that, the character had many great adventures.

And now the sea is pulling her too; to the world of Ingo. Her dad was mysteriously named after a local man who was believed to have drowned years ago and was captured by mermaids. I guess I was the wrong audience for this book: There are not very many of them, so I cherish the few that I can get my hands and eyes on.

Den Titel finde ich zwar durchaus passend, unter dem alten Titel konnte ich mir jedoch mehr vorstellen! Lists with This Book. A deep love of the stunning Cornish countryside is matched by a wonder at the mysteries of the sea.

Ingo is the name of the magical underwater world where the mermaids and mermen live.

Paperbackpages. I’ve never read a book that painted a picture as well as Ingo did. Mar 02, Holly rated it did not like it. I think the author needed to research marine wildlife more, because it was riddled with similar dunmorr stupidities. Longing is a good word to summarize the overall feeling of the novel.


Ingo (novel) – Wikipedia

Ingo is no exception. The writing itself is, for the most part, quite good. Helen Dunmore weaves an exciting, masterful tale of mermaids, mystery, and mythology. But then that all changed and took a seat on the backburner for what felt kind of like a minute, trumped-up storyline about a character we didn’t care much about Roger. Das finde ich sehr schade, da mir die kreativen und definitiv aufmerksamkeitserregenden Covermotive der ersten Ausgabe deutlich besser gefallen, als das Bild meiner Ausgabe.

You almost want to reach into the book and give her a good shake everytime she talks about her life on Earth being fuzzy and far away, but she always comes back to it, and realizes the danger and importance of Ingo vs.

One small adventure of Sapphy and Conor’s was wrapped up neatly, with enough loose ends and unanswered questioned to lead into a sequel.