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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As they made their way through the mazy passages of the royal palace of Gup,
Haroun noted that many other Pages of the ... It was all very puzzling, but when
Haroun asked Blabbermouth about the stories on the uniforms, the Page only ...
Haroun asked. Khattam-Shud smiled a dry little smile. 'Paying attention again, I
see,' he said. 'The obvious answer is that they wear protective clothing. Here, in
this cupboard, are numbers of poison-proof suits.' He led them on, past the Plug ...
Haroun asked. The Walrus pulled himself together and put on his most serious
face, which would have been fine except that he then caught IfFs eye and that set
him off laughing again; and that set Iff off again; and that set everyone else off.
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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
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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