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    What's the use of stories that aren't even true I'm not uite sure why I picked this up it's a children's book and my child was 21 last week perhaps I'm hankering for times past but I'm glad I did It has the powerful mythical feel of traditional fairy tales with plenty of nods to classics and a political undercurrent that

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    What's the use of stories that aren't even trueThis is a classified as a children's bookperfect to read to an 8 10 year old Yetnow that I've read it chuckingsmilingmovedand enrichedI can't wait 'to play' now with this nove

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    Hurrah for diverse books before I say another word I loved how this book drew on PakistaniMuslim stories and imagery and I enjoyed t

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    The Satanic Verses bent my brain funny I thought Rushdie had some good prose the ideas were interesting but the surrealism combined with moments of silliness made for an odd mix and in the end I left satisfied but disoriented like I'd eaten an exotic mealHaroun and the Sea of Stories was Rushdie's attempt to write a children's book for the

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    I'm surprised that Viking listed this as a children's literature There's nothing risue in it of course and it is structured a little like Alice in Wonderland but I think it will appeal to both children and adults with its playful style and malleable language There are a lot of puns rhymes and plentiful wordplayRushdie is ceaselessly inventive and his stories within stories are both traditionally complex and

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    Writers are not easy people to live with Dickens Henry Miller Naipaul the list is long But when you read a book like Haroun and the Sea of Stor

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    Great kid's story my son loved it I thought that the language was clever and creative and enjoyed the pace The characters were engaging funny and a joy to follow If you have a kid that is between 8 and 10 years old they will love reading this b

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    there is something about a story written for an adult audience as myth or child's tale that i love it seems to be concise concentrated and make the simplicity of good vs bad and having a moral seem beautiful rather than simplistic maybe that is because dualities were pristine as a child rushdie's earlier works ne

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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 turned out to be uite a good book thought i

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    Read at my girl's behest in I think 500BCE A delight of a tale Rushdie wrote the 2019 Booker shortlister uichotte which I disliked as much as I liked this book I wonder if the audience focus of the two accounts for the disparity of response

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The Sea Kindle #216 Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereDiscover Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie’s classic fantasy novel  Set in an exotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals Salman Rush What s the use of stories that aren t even trueThis is a classified as a children s bookperfect to read to an 8 10 year old Yetnow that I ve read it chuckingsmilingmovedand enrichedI can t wait to play now with this novel It s to be read over and over Storytelling with your friends Want to lie back and be read to by a close friend while sitting under a tree Orare you the ham who loves to read to an active listener This book is filled with imagination so why not use a little of our own with it Rushdie wrote this book in dedication to his son Zafar Rushdie went into in hiding when in 1989 The Satanic Verses was released Riots broke out in several countriesand Rushdie was sentenced to death by Ayatollah Khomeini the spiritual leader of theIslamic Republic of Iran He called upon Muslims to carry out his sentence Later hedefended himself against the fatwa a plea for freedom thought and speech and expressing the value of imagination in literature This was the first novel To Zafar that Rushdie wrote after The Satanic Verses This story is about a celebrated storyteller The Shah oh Blah who loses his talent for improvising stories when his wife leaves him His son Haroun is unwillingly pulled into theadventure involving an arduous journey to the sea of stories to vanuish a powerful enemies and reclaim his father s gift of gab Silence is the force of evil in this story the suashing of language fantasy satire even the truth itself There are allegories and light hearted commentary woven into the tapestry There are people we must defend on principles such as freedom of expression The story is full of reflections about the importance and fantasy myth nature and storytelling There s a treat for those who recognize the meaning of Indian words which are also given to most of the characters and who know about the role of gestures Mudra made oftenby green painted performers in Indian Kathakali dancing Enchanting profound delightfully whimsical and highly recommended for all ages

Review Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Die's classic children's novel Haroun and Haroun and PDF or the Sea of Stories inhabits the same imaginative space as The Lord of the Rings The Alchemist and The Wizard of Oz In this captivating work of fantasy from the author of Midnight’s Chi Writers are not easy people to live with Dickens Henry Miller Naipaul the list is long But when you read a book like Haroun and the Sea of Stories you find yourself wishing there was a writer in the family Imagine a book written exclusively for you a poem dedicated to you centuries later people wondering Who was the Dark Lady of the Sonnets who was LucyFanny Browne so onRushdie had dedicated his Midnight s Children to his first born Zafar he wanted another book written for him as well Just like thatA father s love for his son gave us this magical allegory A little boy called Haroun embarks upon an adventure of a lifetime so he could retrieve his storyteller father Rashid Khalifa The Shah of Blah s inspiration as the latter lost it after a tragic personal setback His adventure takes him to the earth s second moon called Kahani story where he must meet The Walrus in the City of Gup gossip reuest him not to disconnect his father s water supply from the Ocean of the Streams of Story But the Gup City is facing imminent war from the City of Chup silence ruled by the ruthless Cultmaster Khattam Shud completely finished the end under whose Cult of Dumbnessthe schools and law courts and theatres are all closed nowbecause of the Silence LawsHow art imitates life Upon this breezy comic tale hangs the dark clouds of Rushdie s fatwa years when the writer was shifting from place to place under assumed identities constantly under death threat for his earlier book Satanic Verses indeed uestioning himself What s the use of stories that are not even trueIsn t it a triumph of a writer s imagination freedom of expression that from such a bleak phase emerged such a life affirming art affirming work And the fact that this heart warming tale comes from the innocent perspective of a child who dares to say the emperor wears no clothes makes it leave a lasting impression I somehow kept thinking of the Bicycle Thieves a father son duo desperately trying to salvagecling to some vestige of humanity that the cruel bleakness of a post war world denies them Haroun and the doesn t have the neo realism of Vittorio De Sica s movie but don t let that magic realism fool you to the dark subtextRushdie thus has managed the contradictions very wellDoffing his hat at Arabian Nights with a nod to The Wizard of Oz a wink to Alice in Wonderland Rushdie sprinkles his tale with magic dust imbuing even a cynical adult like me with child like wonder joy Happily recommended The names of most characters places in this book are all based on a clever wordplay on speech and silence taken from Hindi Urdu languages A glossary at the end clears the concept for users of other languages but they ll still somehow miss the sheer fun of itHere is a review that I loved

Read & download Õ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB á Salman Rushdie

Ldren and The Enchantress of Florence Haroun sets and the Sea eBook #10003 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 Great kid s story my son loved it I thought that the language was clever and creative and enjoyed the pace The characters were engaging funny and a joy to follow If you have a kid that is between 8 and 10 years old they will love reading this book with you I am sure