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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'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 playing
movie music at top volume, the shouting men went on shouting about the ...
'No problem,' he shouted gaily. 'Everybody gets other people's correspondence
anyhow in this country of so-many too-many places and so-few too- few names.'
The Mail Coach rushed up into the Mountains of M, swinging around terrifying ...
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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