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*active listener this *listener This 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 xpressing 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 nemies and reclaim his father s gift of gab Silence is the force of vil in this story the suashing of language fantasy satire ven 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 A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, 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. Children and The Enchantress of Florence Haroun sets out on an adventure to restore the poisoned source of the sea of stories On the way hencounters many foes all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers
REVIEW Haroun and the Sea of StoriesGic personal setback His adventure takes him to the The Shadow Reader 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 thend 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 placefatwa years when the writer was shifting from place to place assumed identities constantly under death threat for his Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies earlier book Satanic Verses indeed uestioning himself What s the use of stories that are notven trueIsn t it a triumph of a writer s imagination freedom of xp 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 nd I left satisfied but disoriented like I d The Power Of A Choice eaten anxotic mealHaroun and the Sea of Stories was Rushdie s attempt to write a children s book for the son he was stranged from There s a certain sadness to the tone of the book wherein a storyteller loses his ability to do his job and his son must travel through the world of stories to get it backMuch like Clive Barker I consider Rushdie to be a good author who should stay far away from children s writing It brings out the worst in him While the writing itself is good it s goofy in ways that most children would probably find annoying and lacks the depth or bite to keep most adults involved Everyone has silly names most of them have silly descriptions and over all the book just felt frivolous Children s literature at its best can have real bite and motional impact but unfortunately Rushdie s ffort feels like tourism to the genre There s plenty to like about the author I have Midnight s Children sitting on my to do pile but if anything lse co. Hdie's classic children's novel Haroun and 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. 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 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 Simplicityand make the simplicity good vs bad and having a moral seem beautiful rather than simplistic maybe that is because dualities were pristine as a child rushdie s The Case for Paleolibertarianism and Realignment on the Right earlier works never captured me midnite s children seem windy and ornate with insufficient structure to hold up thexplainations haroun is still written with all the mastery that rushdie shows as a writer but this compression as a children s tale turns coal into a diamond also in rushdie s post haroun work he seems to be working with a greater sense of direction and structure a great Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling example of this for me was ground beneath her feet while once again wordy in my opinion ground hung together as great art while not well readnough to consider myself a rushdie scholar i suspect that haroun is the pivotal career changing work of one of our age s most notable writers so beyond being a great book i think that it is an important book importantly though it s fucking fun Writers are not Monsieur Pain 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 writtenxclusively 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 mbarks 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 tra. Alternate cover for this ISBN can be found hereDiscover Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie’s classic fantasy novel Set in an xotic Eastern landscape peopled by magicians and fantastic talking animals Salman Rus.