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Haroun and the sea of stories

Author: Salman Rushdie
Publisher: New Delhi : Penguin Books in association with Granta Books, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"The tale of a son who tries to rescue his father, a professional storyteller, and return his 'Gift of Gab.'" *** "This delightful fantasy is filled with adventures, amusing characters with names like Iff and Butt, and villains to fight against and defeat. Rushdie's puns and rhymes will be enjoyed by young and old -- the catchy tunes by the young readers and the political allegory by the adults. Rashid is a  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Salman Rushdie
ISBN: 0140140433 9780140140439 0140157379 0670838047 9780670838042 9780140157376
OCLC Number: 74395669
Description: 218 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Salman Rushdie.

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"The tale of a son who tries to rescue his father, a professional storyteller, and return his 'Gift of Gab.'" *** "This delightful fantasy is filled with adventures, amusing characters with names like Iff and Butt, and villains to fight against and defeat. Rushdie's puns and rhymes will be enjoyed by young and old -- the catchy tunes by the young readers and the political allegory by the adults. Rashid is a professional story-teller whose son, Haroun, delights in hearing them. When Rashid's source of stories seems to have disappeared Haroun faces many dangerous opponents to help his father regain his Gift of Gab." Shapiro. Fic for Youth 2nd ed.

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