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Haroun and the Sea of Stories
Haroun and the Sea of Stories
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Paperback
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BOOK DETAILS

  • Paperback
  • Nov.01.1991
  • 9780140157376
  • Penguin Group, Inc.

Salman gives an overview of the book:

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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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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About Salman

Salman Rushdie was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) on June 19th, 1947. He went to school in Bombay and at Rugby in England, and read History at King's College, Cambridge, where he joined the Cambridge Footlights theatre company. After graduating, he lived with his family who had...

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Published Reviews

Sep.14.2007

Talent? Not in question. Big talent. Ambition? Boundless ambition. Salman Rushdie is a storyteller of prodigious powers, able to conjure up whole geographies, causalities, climates, creatures, customs, out...

Oct.26.2007

Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a lively, wonderfully inventive comic tale with an updated Arabian Nights background. It follows the classic folk tale in which the hero travels to strange lands to...