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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Haroun spotted something in the distance, a heavenly body like a large asteroid. '
That is Kahani, the Earth's second Moon,' said Butt the Hoopoe without moving its
beak. 'But but but,' Haroun stammered (much to the Hoopoe's amusement), ...
'Thanks to the genius of the Eggheads at P2C2E House,' Butt began, taking pity
on Haroun, 'the rotation of Kahani has been brought under control. As a result the
Land of Gup is bathed in Endless Sunshine, while over in Chup it's always the ...
To reach the Old Zone of Kahani it was necessary to travel south through the
Twilight Strip, hugging the shoreline of the Land of Chup, until that dark and silent
continent was left behind, and the Southern Polar Ocean of Kahani stretched in ...
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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