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 captivating 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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Mudra invited Miss Blabbermouth to stay with him, to learn the Gesture Language
Abhinaya, so that she might act as go-between for the Guppee authorities and
those of Chup; and Blabbermouth accepted gladly. In the meanwhile, Guppee ...
Khamosh means 'silent'. Khattam-Shud means 'completely finished', 'over and
done with'. Kitab means 'book'. Mali, not surprisingly, means 'gardener'. Mudra,
who speaks Abhinaya, the Language of Gesture (see above), is also named after
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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