Haroun And The Sea Of Stories by Salman Rushdie
  

Haroun And The Sea Of Stories

Written by Salman Rushdie

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An adventure novel about a son's attempt to rescue his father and return to him a special gift. The father is a professional storyteller. One day his wife leaves him to run off with a little clerk. The author also wrote "Grimus", "Midnight's Children", "Shame" and "The Satanic Verses".

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Haroun And The Sea Of Stories by Salman Rushdie

An adventure novel about a son's attempt to rescue his father and return to him a special gift. The father is a professional storyteller. One day his wife leaves him to run off with a little clerk. The author also wrote "Grimus", "Midnight's Children", "Shame" and "The Satanic Verses".

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A professional storyteller, the Shah of Blah, loses his gift of the gab and his son sets out to restore it to him. This is a delightful fairy tale that both comments on the writer's extraordinary circumstances and provides a child's insight into the nature of art. (Kirkus UK)

About the Author

Salman Rushdie
Salman Rushdie was born in Bombay (now Mumbai) on 19 June 1947. He went to school in Bombay and at Rugby in England, and read History at King's College, Cambridge, where he joined the Cambridge Footlights theatre company. After graduating, he lived with his family who had moved to Pakistan in 1964, and worked briefly in television before returning to England, beginning work as a copywriter for an advertising agency.

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Format

Paperback (b Format)
224 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Salman Rushdie
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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

25th March 1993

ISBN

9780140366501

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