My rating: 4 of 5 stars
The Celestial Sea is a mystical spiritual book set in modern day New Zealand. An English family decide to emigrate and make a fresh start in this Antipodean land. We are lead to believe that their destiny is woven by a mystical craftsman. He creates the beautiful chalk boat seen on the book cover and sets it sailing to join the spirits of two chosen characters.
Our English family consist of The Laird – father and husband, My Lady/ Mouse – mother and narrator, Scowler – 14 year old Cedric, The Go-Getter – 9 year old son and Rinky the Minx – 6 year old daughter.
The Laird is a teacher and takes a job as head of Religious Studies, he’s a keen sportsman, alpha male. The younger children will…
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