I wish I was away in Ingo Far across the briny sea, Sailing over deepest waters Where love nor care never trouble me. . . .
By the Cornwall coast where Sapphire lives with her family, it's easy to hear the call of the sea. Too easy.
When the sea called to Sapphy's father, he vanished from her life. When the sea called to her brother, he started disappearing for hours on end. And now the sea is calling to Sapphy, and she feels its pull more strongly than she's ever felt anything in her life.
In a novel full of longing, mystery, and magic, Helen Dunmore takes us to a new world that has the power both to captivate and to destroy. At the waterline, the two worlds of Air and Ingo meet. Sapphy and her brother, Conor, find themselves at the boundary between these worlds, in a place of danger and amazing discoveries....Continua
"Faro, what´s Ingo?"
"Ingo is everything that doesn´t belong to the Air" [pg 104]
"Ingo´s a place that has many names" says Granny Crane. "You can call it Mer, Mare or Meor. And it has its own Morveren name, but we don´t say that name, not while we´ve got our feet planted on the Earth. Earth and Ingodon´t mix, even though we live side by side. Earth and Ingo aren´t always friends."
It´s a fresh, new story about mermaids and family relationships. Very cute, but for younger readers.
I wish I was away in Ingo
Far across the sea
sailing over deepest water