Haroun and the sea of stories
Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals, Salman Rushdie's classic children's novel Haroun and the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as 'Gulliver's Travels', 'Alice in Wonderland', and 'The Wizard of Oz'. In this adaptation for the stage, Haroun sets out on an adventure to restore the poisoned source of the sea of stories. On the way, he encounters many foes, all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers.
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'Our Bolo. Talking so big and rude because he thinks it'll stop us from noticing
that he's scared out of his pants.' Haroun wondered why Blabbermouth remained
in Prince Bolo's service when she had such a low opinion of the gendeman; but ...
'Khattam- Shud therefore warns you that, unless you retreat at once, your illegal
invasion will be punished by annihilation; and Prince Bolo of Gup will be brought
in chains to the Citadel, so that he may personally witness the Sewing-Up of ...
Bolo, the General, Mudra and Rashid rushed out of the tent when they heard the
explosion. Blabbermouth was out of breath, but grinning happily. 'So, we just
about got that in time,' she said. 'What a creep that Chupwala was. He was ready
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There's a lot to enjoy here (for a short book) but in the end I can't say I loved it. I liked it; it was diverting; I'd recommend it happily to others. This has a bit of wish-dream or deus ex machina ... Read full review
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Suppose you are an internationally acclaimed novelist who has written a book that some people view as blasphemous to a revered figure in a major world religion. A leading cleric of the faith tries to ... Read full review