Inkdeath Setting & Symbolism

Cornelia Funke
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Ombra

Ombra refers to both the castle and land surrounding the majority of the novel. Many of the characters live here.

The Castle of Night

The Castle of Night is the home of the Adderhead.

The Castle in the Lake

This is the home of Violante's now deceased mother. Violante takes Mortimer here to protect him from the Piper and keep him safe until the Adderhead arrives.

Books

Books are very important to the novel and are mentioned often by almost all of the characters.

Fire

Dustfinger, Farid, and Sootbird all practice tricks with fire. Dustfinger even sets Castle Ombra on fire in order to distract the Piper from torturing Mortimer.

Castles

The castles in the novel are mentioned constantly by the characters.

Martens

These small ferret-like animals aid the robbers frequently.

Birds

Many of the characters in the novel are named after birds. Mortola and Resa both...

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