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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'There she blows,' cried the Water Genie, grinning widely. 'The Story Tap: voila.' 'I
still don't get it,' Haroun frowned. 'Where is this Ocean of yours? And how does
the Story Water get into this invisible Tap? How does the plumbing work?
The head, grinning toothlessly, sat in that courtyard and continued, slowly, to melt
. Peace broke out. The new government of the Land of Chup, headed by Mudra,
announced its desire for a long and lasting peace with Gup, a peace in which ...
In the Walrus's office, grinning broadly, were King Chattergy, Prince Bolo,
Princess Batcheat, the Speaker of the Chatterbox, President Mudra of Chup, his
aide Miss Blabbermouth, General Kitab, Iff, Mali, and Rashid Khalifa, too. On the
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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