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User Review  - Grant A. - Overstock.com

I was assigned a section of Rushdie in College Lit. I LOVED this book and it is a great bedtime story too. My kids love it so much that my 27 yr old daughter requested this as a present for Christmas! Read full review

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User Review  - bookwoman247 - LibraryThing

Haroun's father, Rashid, (also known as The Ocean of Notions and The Shah of Blah), is a master storyteller who is much in demand. When Haroun's mother runs off with their neighbor, Rashid completely ... Read full review

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User Review  - CloggieDownunder - LibraryThing

Haroun and the Sea of Stories is Salman Rushdie’s fifth fiction book, and his first children’s novel. He dedicated this book to his 10-year-old son Zafar, from whom he had been separated for some time ... Read full review

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User Review  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

What could possibly bring about the end of storytelling? Poisoning of the Ocean of the Streams of Stories would definitely do it. Who would save the day Haroun! Salman Rushdie created a rollicking ... Read full review

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User Review  - weeksj10 - LibraryThing

How could you not love it? It's like Alice in Wonderland mixed up into a delicious curry. The word play is great, the story is fun, and the characters are wonderful. It's a quick read, but I repeat, how could you not love it? Read full review

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User Review  - hugh_ashton - LibraryThing

This has to be one of Rushdie's greatest linguistic tours de force, with wordplay and rhymes and multilingual allusions spilling out all over the place. I just wish I had his command of language. Read full review

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User Review  - danconsiglio - LibraryThing

A nice little political allegory that laughs at itself when it starts to get too serious. Rushdie breaks many of the children's story cliches and makes sure to poke as much fun at as many weighty ... Read full review

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User Review  - RRHowell - LibraryThing

I absolutely loved this. It is in a class with The Phantom Tollbooth and A Gebra Named Al. "What is the good of stories when they aren't even true"? is the question asked and perhaps answered by this book. Magical writing for kids (and adults) by an expert. Read full review

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User Review  - NatalieSW - LibraryThing

Great introduction to Rushdie's work. Great story. Read full review

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User Review  - Poindextrix - LibraryThing

A great story that is, in many ways about stories. A truly remarkable read. Read full review


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