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Tide Knot (Ingo #2)

3.98  ·  Rating details ·  4,417 Ratings  ·  232 Reviews
Sapphire dan Conor tak bisa melupakan petualangan mereka di Ingo, dunia bawah laut yang misterius dan begitu memikat. Mereka ingin bertemu lagi dengan teman-teman Mer mereka, Faro dan Elvira.

Tapi sekarang Sapphire dan Connor sudah pindah dari rumah mereka di dekat ceruk yang menjadi pintu masuk ke Ingo. Ibu mereka ingin memulai hidup baru di kota pantai St. Pirans, jauh da
Paperback, 320 pages
Published August 2009 by Gramedia Pustaka Utama (first published 2006)
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Hayley (allaboutthebooks)
I love this series. Unabashedly. It’s simple and lovely. I think it’s ideal for pre-teens, especially if their parents are going through a divorce or they are part of a blended family. To me Sapphy is such a real character, even when she annoyed me, her actions and reactions always rang true. I was as devastated as Sapphy and Conor when I found out the truth about their father.

The pull of Ingo was as enchanting and dangerous as it was in the first book. In Tide Knot the stakes are raised from th
Wow, well I'm in a bit of a predicament now. I didn't like Ingo very much, did I? But guess what - I saw this book in a charity shop for £1.25 and took the plunge.
And now I have to hold up my hands and say damn am I glad I did.
It wasn't the best book in the world, I'll admit, but Sapphy really grew up in this. She was still stupid and whiny at times, but definitely less than in the first book and more independant, not relying too much on having Connor around or becoming jealous.
The reason I have
Jun 17, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second book in the series - Sepphy and Conner try hard to forget their adventures in Ingo, but for Sepphy, whose Mer blood is so strong, it isn't easy. Living in town instead of by their cove, she spends more time moping around by the shore than normal. But when her father appears, trying to warn her of a terrible event, she has to return under the sea to rescue him. Instead, she finds out about the Tide Knot, a mystical entity that keeps the tides from covering too much land. When the knot ...more
Sharin Yofitasari
I have no idea why I loved the first book (Ingo) a lot. Maybe because when I read the first book, I was way younger. Or maybe the first book is actually way better than this second one. I havent read the first book for years.

This could be a great book for children, but not for young adult at all. The story is way too dreamy, it's boring. And I don't know why...but Dunmore's writing doesn't make myself believe in her words. I mean, some parts are interesting, but most parts are boring :S And the
Sep 22, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
'The Tide Knot' continues on from 'Ingo', with Sapphire and Conor now living with their mum in St. Pirans. I found this book to be much more satisfying than the previous book, with more underwater adventures and a real sense that the Mer consist of more than just Faro and Elvira. That said, much of the book still takes place on land. I found Sapphire to be as annoying as in the first book, with far too much whinging. Faro, too, is still rather unlikeable and I find it hard to understand why Sapp ...more
Charlotte Roeber
The Tide knot return to ingo
This a fun adventur about a grill torn between the beauty of the sae and her live above the sea.
sapphy half mer so hes is dron to the sea.Sappy on a qust to save her dad how every one thout was dead find out her dad left them for his new faimly under the sea.She ends up saveing everone from the fears tide that have brockin free from ther knots.With the help or her brother and her mer freds they lock the tides back up not be for it flood there home both above the sea
Jun 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Susan
Recommended to Heather by: Sian
This is the Sequal of the brilliant series, ingo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

If you haven't read it READ IT OR GET IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aug 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, i-own
Apr 09, 2012 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
The second installment of the Ingo series begins with Sapphire refusing to adapt to her new home. While Conor has given up on Ingo and embraced his Air side, Sapphire still goes to Ingo to visit with Faro. One thing leads to another (terribly detailed, I know) and Sapphire gets to see her dad, who everyone but her and Conor believed to have drowned more than a year before our story starts. Seeing her dad leads Sapphire and Conor to go to Ingo with the purpose of trying to bring him back. However ...more
Dee Dodgson
Oct 28, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Set on the rugged Cornish coast, Sapphire and her brother Conor's father went missing at sea some eighteen months previously (in book one-Ingo). Now they have moved into a new cottage in a different village with their mother and her new boyfriend.
Sapphire isn't happy, but her brother's making the best of it with new friends and goes out surfing most days.
The year before they had both had an unusual, mysterious adventure (after their father had disappeared) deep below the waves where they'd disco
Jul 10, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Fantasy Readers
Recommended to Leah by: I liked the front cover
Shelves: teen
I thought that this one was going to be amazing after just a few chapters, and it went really great until it started to become flawed with the whole seeing gift Connor had and the story-line not linking to their previous adventure.

I'll admit it was good, the writing style had improved and the whole call to the ocean is amazing. I liked the idea of her finding her dad and him speaking to her, but she never sees him again which is bizarre to me, and she doesn't really try to find him again. I'm su
Jun 20, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Helen Dunmore fans
Recommended to Sian by: no one
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Elizabeth Mueller
Whoa... 2nd in the series--great turn on where the missing dad ended up.

Dunmore managed to keep the thrill of the unknown in this book. The world of mer is colorfully depicted with her creative mind.

I loved it!
Jan 16, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: teen-books, fantasy
I liked this one better than the first book in the series (Ingo)...although I still don't know what Sapphy sees in Faro (his character seems stuck up and one dimentional to me). A fun adventure story :)
Really enjoy this :) Couldn't put it down! Can't wait to read the rest of the series.
Rizki Madfia
The Tide Knot adalah seri kedua dalam tetralogy Ingo. Ini kisah yang diangkat dari cerita rakyat atau legenda asal usul pahatan putri duyung di salah satu gereja di daerah Senara, Cornwall, Inggris. Jika sebagian besar kisah manusia duyung bersifat romantisme, tetralogy ini agak berbeda. Tokoh utamanya berusia belasan tahun, beranjak menuju remaja. Mereka adalah kakak beradik dan bersahabat dengan dua orang kaum Mer. Rasanya sulit jika langsung melompat ke seri kedua tanpa membaca seri pertamany ...more
Febriani Madusari
Jun 03, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: middle-grade
Disini terungkap kemana Dad pergi (walau kita semua pastinya sdh punya dugaan kemana nya) & alasannya Dad pergi. Tadinya ak sebel sama Mum yg move on dgn Roger, disini justru jadi sebel sama Dad karena alasan Dad pergi. Ternyata mum, Conor & Saphire tdk cukup penting untuk Dad sehingga Dad meninggalkan mereka.
Karena itu ak sdh kehilangan minat sama seri ini. Disini petualangan Conor & Saphy ada kaitannya dgn simpul ombak.
Treena Beavers
Mar 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: charity-bargain
After reding Ingo i dove straight into book 2 wow, This series just gets better...very addictive storyline.
The pull from The Mer gets stronger Conner and His sister find it more difficult to ignore the voices.

Sorry can't stop to tell you too much about it.... I'm off to find book 3
Dec 05, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Magical. It's really the best word to describe these series. Not in a Dungeons and Dragons fantasy novel kind of way, but in the magic of childhood. The same sort of magic that transported the kids through an old wardrobe into Narnia. This book doesn't have much in the way of magic, persay. But the world Dunmore creates IS magical. Consistent. Beautiful. Enticing. Menacing. So many feelings all at once. It is easy to love Faro...and yet just as easy to doubt him, to be suspicious of him. I like ...more
I've given this a three but honestly, I can't remember what rating I would have given. I'm sure I already wrote a review for this book and a few others that have come up unrated.
I enjoyed the rest of this series though, though the lead character was often annoying, so hopefully my score for this one is adequet and fair.


Ok, I have reviewed it but for some reason it isn't showing up so I'll paste what I wrote here:

Wow, well I'm in a bit of a predicament now. I didn't like Ingo very much, did
Dilla Nanditya
Jika kematian Cal serta Ali terasa seolah merenggut jantungku keluar, diinjak-injak, kemudian dikembalikan dalam keadaan hancur lebam, maka The Tide Knot membuatku serasa ditusuk oleh bilah pedang tajam dan dingin tepat di jantungku yang setelah beberapa saat rasa sakitnya berubah tumpul hingga tak terasa. Tapi tetap saja kau tahu luka itu ada, kau tahu lubang itu ada di sana.

Tidak ada yang nyawanya terenggut dalam buku kedua Ingo ini, kecuali mungkin kucing malang yang terseret banjir itu. Tapi
May 02, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
The pull (and story) of Ingo is growing stonger...literally. The characters Sapphire & Conor are growing up and becoming more independant, spending more time away from home and less in Ingo, but the sea cannot be ignored that easily, especially for Sapphire. They have moved further inland, due to thier mother's paranoia and urge to start over with Roger, her new love-intrest since the kid's dad disappeared. Sapphire is given new responsibilities with her dog Sadie who follows her everywhere ...more
Nov 13, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: childrens, fantasy
The Tide Knot is the sequel to the wonderful book Ingo. Both books are full to the brim of magic, adventure, friendship, mermaids, the power of the sea and lots more. I loved reading both of these books and recommend them to kids of all ages. Nobody is too old for magic!! I would recommend you read Ingo first, if you haven’t already, as things will make a lot more sense when reading The Tide Knot.

Sapphire’s first encounter of Ingo was nearly a year ago. Now she, Conner and their mum have moved
Scarlett Copperly
Meeeh, that's how I feel about the sequel. Honestly, this book was just too boring for my taste and there wasn't much new.
Saphire is still stupid and whiny, though to be fair at points she does grow up a bit, yet, the situation is still the same. She sneaks out to go to Ingo, hides it from her mother, whines about how torn she is and at times Conor appears though he isn't much of a force in this story either.
I waited for some huge inpact, something to truly change the story and even though at t
Dec 21, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Nov 20, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
This is the second book in the Ingo series. Sapphy’s family has moved to the village of St. Pirans and their cottage is being rented out. While Conor adjusts well to the change, Sapphy is having a harder time. She still feels the strong pull from Ingo, even though she knows the potential dangers. When she hears her father calling her from Ingo, she finds out that he is having some regrets about leaving them and that there may be a way to help him return. She and Conor visit the keeper of the Tid ...more
Dec 22, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Teens and Fantasy Lovers
Recommended to Danielle by: myself
Shelves: fantasy
I found this in AZ a week ago and was really happy because I had waited so long for it; unfortunately then I realized I barely remembered the plot! So, I had to wait until I got back home and reread Ingo so I could actually understand and enjoy The Tide Knot. I reread and read them both today and remembered why I was so excited for The Tide Knot! It's such an amazing book! I was very happy that a lot of the lingering questions were answered and that we were introduced to new (and old) characters ...more
Aug 15, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Source: I own an ebook copy of this book.
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Title: Tide Knot
Series: Ingo #2
Author: Helen Dunmore
Overall rating: 3.9 stars

I really liked this book, maybe not as much as I liked the first, but I still enjoyed it. The whole way through reading it, Peggy Gordon by the Dubliners has been stuck in my head. The plot for this book was very good and I love the world surrounding this series. I love the magic of Ingo but also that Ingo has it's secrets. I am, however, quite put off by the
The reason why this is getting five stars from me is because it really was amazing, which is the five-star requirement. I was a little too close-minded in the beginning, which is a pity and accounts for the fact that I didn't like everything in it; but once the story started driving itself home to me, though, "really liked it" - four-star requirement - just didn't cut it either.

I guess there are parts of this book that go beyond the need to be liked. That's where they become amazing - and not s
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I was born in December 1952, in Yorkshire, the second of four children. My father was the eldest of twelve, and this extended family has no doubt had a strong influence on my life, as have my own children. In a large family you hear a great many stories. You also come to understand very early that stories hold quite different meanings for different listeners, and can be recast from many viewpoints ...more
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