Haroun and the sea of stories

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Granta Books in association with Penguin Books, 1991 - Fiction - 216 pages
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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 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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The prose is lovely and lucid. - Goodreads
Wordplay, allusions and goofy puns abound. - Goodreads
This is not a book to read for the plot. - Goodreads

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about halway through the book, i realised it reminded me of something. but i couldn't put my finger on it. a very annoying feeling, it really is, to feel like you've read something that sorta kinda ... Read full review

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Salman Rushdie blew my mind with his magnum opus Midnight's Children. I've been an ardent fan of him since I first read it last year. Then I read the allegedly blasphemous The Satanic Verses, which ... Read full review

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Haroun and the Sea of Stories is a 1990 children's book [1] by Salman Rushdie. It was Rushdie's first novel after The Satanic Verses. ...
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories is one of those books which transcend generations with a story that appeals to all. Rushdie's simple, lucid narrative is ...
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Surrogate Authorial Figures in Haroun and the Sea of Stories
In Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Salman Rushdie occupies the thoughts and actions of characters that serve as his surrogate within the narrative. ...
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Reading Questions
Text: Haroun and the Sea of Stories, by Salman Rushdie. Penguin, 1990. General Resources. Dedication Poem ~ Chapter 1 ~ Chapter 2 ~ Chapter 3 ...
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playbillarts: Features: Legends, Lessons, and Lies
Haroun and the Sea of Stories, City Opera’s 28th world premiere, argues eloquently for the importance of “stories that aren’t even true.”
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories - Salman Rushdie, adapted for the ...
Adapted from Salman Rushdie's award winning novel, "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" is a rollicking rollercoaster of a journey through magical lands in the ...
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Another Dangerous Story From Salman Rushdie
The only difference is that the experiences that lie behind "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" are nearly as fantastic as anything in the tale. ...
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All five incorporate at least one of the themes in "Haroun and the Sea of Stories" and are broad enough so that it will be easy to find textual support, ...
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Haroun and the Sea of Stories - review of stage play based on the fable by Salmon Rushdie:'Rushdie’s charming tale serves as a powerful answer to the ...
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About the author (1991)

Salman Rushdie's books, from "Midnight's Children" to "The Satanic Verses", have been read around the world. His recent book--"Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Imaginary Homelands 1981-90 ", and "The Moor's Last Sigh"--have enhanced his reputation as one of our most important contemporary writers.

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