[BOOKS] ✯ Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Khalifa Brothers, #1) ✹ Salman Rushdie – Tactical-player.co.uk

What s the use of stories that aren t even true This is a classified as a children s bookperfect to read to an 8 10 year old Yet..now that I ve read it chucking..,smilingmovedand enriched I 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 Or..are you the ham who loves to read to an active listener This book is filled with imagination so why What s the use of stories that aren t even true This is a classified as a children s bookperfect to read to an 8 10 year old Yet..now that I ve read it chucking..,smilingmovedand enriched I can t wait to play now with this novel It s to be read over a 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 meal Haroun and the Sea of Stories was Rushdie s attempt to write a children s book for the son he was estranged 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 mus 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 meal Haroun and the Sea of Stories was Rushdie s attempt to write a children s book for the son he was estranged 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 back.Much like Clive Barker, I co 233 233 Hurrah for diverse books, before I say another word I loved how this book drew on Pakistani Muslim stories and imagery, and I enjoyed the company of its young protagonist I m sure younger readers will too I was interested to see how Rushdie would adapt his style, and it seems he did so by indulging his taste for clich and word play as much and as fantastically as possible The magic in this fantasy yarn is all rooted in language figures of speech come to life and behave unpredictably, metap Hurrah for diverse books, before I say another word I loved how this book drew on Pakistani Muslim stories and imagery, and I enjoyed the company of its young protagonist I m sure younger readers will too I was interested to see how Rushdie would adapt his style, and it seems he did so by indulging his taste for clich and word play as much and as fantastically as possible The magic in this fantasy yarn is all rooted in language figures of 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 Rushdie 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 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, He Encounters Many Foes, All Intent On Draining The Sea Of All Its Storytelling Powers. 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 Lucy Fanny Browne so on Rushdie had dedicated his Midnight s Children to his first born Zafar, he wanted anothe 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 Stori there is something about a story written for an adult audience as myth or child s tale that i love it seems to beconcise, concentrated, and make the simplicity of good vs bad, and having a moral seem beautiful rather than simplistic maybe that is because dualities werepristine as a child rushdie s earlier works never captured me midnite s children seem windy and ornate with insufficient structure to hold up the explainations haroun is still written with all the mastery that there is something about a story written for an adult audience as myth or child s tale that i love it seems to beconcise, concentrated, and make the simplicity of good vs bad, and having a moral seem beautiful rather than simplistic maybe that is because dualities werepristine as a child rushdie s earlier works never captured me midnite s children seem windy and ornate with insufficient structure to hold up the explainations 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 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. 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 quite a good book thought it was at first a tumultuous experience I waited with bated breath for his memoir Joseph Anton, which I, unsurprisingly, devoured And with Haroun, Rushdie has blown my mind again Rushdie wrote Haroun for his son during the fatwa It s quite incredible that 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 quite a good book thought it was at first a tumultuous experience I waited with bated breath for his memoir Joseph Anton, which I, unsurprisingly, devoured And with Haroun, Rushdie has blown my mind again Rushdie wrote Haroun for his son during the fatwa It s quite incredible that he pulled off such an exuberant, phantasmagoric and absolute delight of a book during a time of extreme tribulation Superficially it s a beautiful tale about the adventures of a boy named Haroun Khalifa, hailing from a sad city, the saddest of cities Charming, magical, hilarious Haroun and the Sea of Stories feels like a fairy tale, moves like a fantasy adventure, and reads like literary fiction It s absolutely appropriate and delightful for all ages The prose is gorgeous. Haroun and the Sea of Stories (Khalifa Brothers, #1)


About the Author: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent His style is often classified as magical realism, while a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world.His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, led to protests from Muslims in several coun Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent His style is often classified as magical realism, while a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world.His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, led to protests from Muslims in several countries, some of which were violent Faced with death threats and a fatwa religious edict issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground, appearing in public only sporadically In June 2007, he was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to literature , which thrilled and humbled him In 2007, he began a five year term as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emory University


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