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Haroun and the Sea of Stories Summary
Salman Rushdie

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories Summary

Plot Summary

Salman Rushdie's Haroun and the Sea Stories is a shows a depressed professional storyteller and his adolescent son traveling to Earth's second, invisible moon, where all stories are born. They foil the poisoning of the Ocean of the Streams of Story and rescue a kidnapped Princess, get back the father's gift of gab, and see their family reunited.

Young Haroun Khalifa feels guilty about his parents' separation and father Rashid's losing his "gift of gab," dangerous in a professional storyteller. It has left Haroun's attention span 11 minutes long. They go to an engagement at Dull Lake, driven by speed-crazed Mr. Butt, and are housed on an elegant houseboat by politico Snooty Buttoo. During the night, Haroun encounters Iff the Water Genie, who has been sent to disconnect Rashid from the source of all stories. Haroun will not hear of this, declaring his father is not ready to give...

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