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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At P2C2E House, Gup City, Kahani. All letters to be addressed to the Walrus.' '
Who's the Walrus?' 'You don't concentrate, do you?' Iff replied. 'At P2C2E House
in Gup City there are many brilliant persons employed, but there is only one
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, ...
'No point even asking me, which you didn't,' Butt the Hoopoe called after him
without moving its beak. 'I'm only a machine.' As Haroun passed through the
huge doors of P2C2E House, his heart sank. He stood in the vast, echoing
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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