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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clearly, the Eggheads of P2C2E House, the geniuses who operated the
Machines Too Complicated To Describe (or M2C2Ds) which made possible the
Processes Too Complicated To Explain. 'Are you — ?' he began, and they
interrupted him ...
If Haroun had been in Gup City at that moment, he might have enjoyed
witnessing the consternation of the Eggheads in P2C2E House. The immense
super-computers and gigantic gyroscopes that had controlled the behaviour of
the Moon, ...
He had to ask three Eggheads the way to the Walrus's office before he finally
found it, after mazy wanderings around P2C2E House that reminded him of
following Blabbermouth around the palace. At last, however, he was standing in
front of a ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tungsten_peerts - www.librarything.com
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - browner56 - LibraryThing
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