Haroun and the Sea of Stories

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Penguin UK, Nov 29, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 224 pages
Haroun's father is the greatest of all storyletters. His magical stories bring laughter to the sad city of Alifbay. But one day something goes wrong and his father runs out of stories to tell. Haroun is determined to return the storyteller's gift to his father. So he flies off on the back of the Hoopie bird to the Sea of Stories - and a fantastic adventure begins.

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User Review  - raschneid - LibraryThing

Rushdie's skill at worldbuilding and words made this a fun read, but I would have enjoyed it even more if we had stronger, more authentic emotional arcs for the characters. Haroun is not a heavy-duty ... Read full review

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User Review  - michaelbartley - LibraryThing

a beautiful written book, while it could be seen as a childrens' book, like many children's movies and books, it has a lot of depth. I highly recommend the book. I like what Rushdie writes about the shadown side of people. Read full review

Contents

THE SHAH OF BLAH
THE MAIL COACH
THE DULL LAKE
AN IFF AND A BUTT
ABOUT GUPPEES AND CHUPWALAS
THE SPYS STORY
INTO THE TWILIGHT STRIP
SHADOW WARRIORS
THE DARKSHIP
HAROUNS WISH
PRINCESS BATCHEAT
WAS IT THE WALRUS?
ABOUT THE NAMES IN THIS BOOK
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