Haroun and the Sea of Stories

Haroun and the Sea of Stories

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Summary

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Haroun's father is the greatest of all storytellers. His magical stories bring laughter to the sad city of Alifbay.

But one day something goes wrong and his father runs out of stories to tell.

Haroun is determined to return the storyteller's gift to his father. So he flies off on the back of the Hoopie bird to the Sea of Stories - and a fantastic adventure begins.

About the author

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie is the author of fourteen previous novels - Luka and the Fire of Life; Grimus; Midnight's Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker); Shame; The Satanic Verses; Haroun and the Sea of Stories; The Moor's Last Sigh; The Ground Beneath Her Feet; Fury; Shalimar the Clown; The Enchantress of Florence; Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights; The Golden House; and Quichotte (which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize) - and one collection of short stories: East, West. He has also published five works of nonfiction - The Jaguar Smile; Imaginary Homelands; Step Across This Line; Joseph Anton; and Languages of Truth - and coedited two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. A former president of PEN American Center, Rushdie was knighted in 2007 for services to literature.
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