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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'Better you are,' the mustachioed men shouted back. 'Or else, out comes that
tongue from your lying throat.' 'So when does the plane leave for K?' Haroun
butted in, hoping to calm things down. (The train, he knew, didn't go into the
The two shouting men shoved Rashid and Haroun into the back seat of a beaten-
up car with torn scarlet seats, and even though the car's cheap radio was ...
Rashid hopefully inquired, but the shouting men shouted, 'More cash demands!
'It must be a what-is-it,' the crowd shouted back, 'because a voice it is certainly not
.' Prince Bolo was deeply miffed. 'These persons obviously cannot appreciate fine
contemporary singing,' he said loudly to General Kitab and Mudra. 'So I think ...
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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