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Mermaid's Song Through the ages, the balance between good and evil is maintained by the Seadragons But only two dragons remain, and unless the people of the underwater caverns can find a true Merramaid to act as a Between, evil will prevail in the watery realm I really loved this book when I read it at age 14 I d be curious to read it again see what middle aged me thinks of it.I didn t know it was out of print I ve owned two copies, but currently have none Would not have discarded it in a move if I had known it would be so difficult to get ahold of I really loved this book when I read it at age 14 I d be curious to read it again see what middle aged me thinks of it.I didn t know it was out of print I ve owned two copies, but currently have none Would not have discarded it in a move if I had known it would be so difficult to get ahold of This is one of my favorite books of all time, and I find it a real tragedy that it s so little known The first and only book by Alida Van Gores, it s the story of an underwater civilization filled with racial inequality and ecological uncertainty, and manages to be fascinating, rather than preachy I highly recommend itif you can find a copy. Gorgeous, completely gorgeous Truly the best mermaid book I ve ever had the pleasure to read.I ve always been a fan of mermaids and I spent hours upon hours drawing and coloring them as a kid I borrowed every mermaid book I could get from the library love the illustrated ones and when the mermaid sea creatures theme became a thing in YA, I excitedly tried them Sadly, I didn t enjoy them very much THIS book however, is the mermaid book I ve always wanted to read The mermaid aspect is not Gorgeous, completely gorgeous Truly the best mermaid book I ve ever had the pleasure to read.I ve always been a fan of mermaids and I spent hours upon hours drawing and coloring them as a kid I borrowed every mermaid book I could get from the library love the illustrated ones and when the mermaid sea creatures theme became a thing in YA, I excitedly tried them Sadly, I didn t enjoy them very much THIS book however, is the mermaid book I ve always wanted to read The mermaid aspect is not a sub plot There are no humans or involving turning into one and it doesn t read like people with fins somehow living underwater.The story takes place in the rich and beautiful underwater world created by Alida The society, customs, environment, EVERYTHING is well crafted The summary gives you the gist of the story but it did not prepare me for the emotions.Reading this book was a wonderful experience By some miracle my uni library had a copy of it after I saw and lusted after this mentioned on Anya Starships and Dragonwing s haul A book like this is timeless and should not be lost I wish the publishers would reissue another edition What an incredible worldbuilding this book exhibits, with a complex underwater civilisation for a setting and all characters belonging to several societies and species This is by no means a The Little Mermaid retelling not even remotely There are no humans in this fully developed world, and no longing on the part of any character to meet or become one of them for love either Instead, it s the quick paced story of a young Merra one of the mermaid like races inhabiting this world known as El What an incredible worldbuilding this book exhibits, with a complex underwater civilisation for a setting and all characters belonging to several societies and species This is by no means a The Little Mermaid retelling not even remotely There are no humans in this fully developed world, and no longing on the part of any character to meet or become one of them for love either Instead, it s the quick paced story of a young Merra one of the mermaid like races inhabiting this world known as Elan on a quest to save and become the caretaker, here called a Between, for the last specimens of the dying Seadragons, on whom the Balance depends The Balance is sort of like the Force from Star Wars, and if the Seadragons die out, the equilibrium between the good and bad sides will be broken and everyone will be in trouble Only Betweens that are Merra can forestall the impending doom, and Elan has to fight tooth and nail for a chance at the position, with seemingly insurmountable odds against her The way she struggles to achieve this goal is the backbone of the plotline, and is so well done, with plenty twists and suspense that kept me fully immersed till the end It s bittersweet in tone overall, and at times heart wrenching, but a beautiful story as well

  • Paperback
  • 396 pages
  • Mermaid's Song
  • Alida Van Gores
  • English
  • 10 July 2017
  • 0451161130

About the Author: Alida Van Gores

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