Ingo: The Deep
Written by Helen Dunmore
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Third in the Ingo Quartet. Beautiful prose coupled with a storyline that features an intoxicating parallel underwater world inhabited by the Mer people. It's utterly compulsive and the author's talent at creating the unbelievable into the believable is nothing short of immense. Reading it will make you want to join Sapphy and Conor in their quest.
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Ingo: The Deep by Helen Dunmore
The third spellbinding story about Sapphy and Conor's adventures in the powerful and dangerous underwater world of Ingo.
Praise for The Deep:
"Dunmore's writing, steeped in maritime legends, is exquisite. The descriptions of plunging 'sleek and fast as a seal' through turquoise water into the rich blue-purple that lies beneath are gorgeous. The Deep is sophisticated and supple." The Daily Telegraph
"Dunmore's series is written in a sensual, descriptive prose that evokes the watery kingdom with conviction. Characters are clear-cut and written with exuberance." Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times Culture
"Dunmore appears to be able to turn her hand to any genre and transform it with her golden touch, making it wholly compulsive and convincing." Glasgow Herald
Praise for The Tide Knot:
"Intensely compelling! gorgeous." Amanda Craig, The Times
"Dunmore's graceful style is what makes the unbelievable believable!" The Independent on Sunday
"Like the ocean itself, this book is deep and strange and marvellous." Nial MacMonagle, The Irish Times
"This is a wonderful fantasy story!" Jan Winter,
Praise for Ingo:
"Ingo has a haunting, dangerous beauty all of its own." Philip Ardagh, Guardian
"The electric thrill of swimming with dolphins, of racing along currents, and of leaving the world of reason and caution behind are described with glorious intensity." Amanda Craig, The Times
"Compellingly lyrical." Independent
"Helen Dunmore may have a few drowned readers on her conscience, so enticing and believable is the underwater world she creates in Ingo." Telegraph
"Helen Dunmore is an exceptional and versatile writer and she writes with a restrained, sensual grace." Observer
"A remarkable fantasy! It's a haunting, beautifully written book which creates a totally believable parallel world." Northern Echo
"Ingo is an intoxicating adventure! Wonderful, evocative storytelling." Publishing News
About the Author
Interest Age: From 10
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5th May 2008
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