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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He has cancelled his subscription. Hence my presence, for purposes of
Disconnection. To which end, please to return my Tool.' 'Not so fast,' said Haroun,
whose head was spinning, not only at the discovery that there really were Water
The Water Genie giggled softly. 'It doesn't,' he answered. 'You see the beauty of
the scheme.' , 'I certainly don't,' Haroun retorted. 'And anyway, even if you do turn
off your Story Water, my father will still be able to tell stories.' 'Anybody can tell ...
He caught his breath. 'The Ocean of the Streams of Story,' said Iff the Water Genie
, his blue whiskers brisding with pride. 'Wasn't it worth travelling so far and fast to
see?' 'Three,' said Butt the Hoopoe without moving its beak. 'Two, one, zero.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juniperSun - LibraryThing
Not my style, but I think it would appeal to pre-teen boys. An imaginative journey by a young boy who wants to help his father. Full of puns, silly names, and a non-violent army fighting a polluted ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tungsten_peerts - LibraryThing
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