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Haroun and the Sea of Stories
by Salman Rushdie | Science Fiction & Fantasy
Registered by Cocojo of Roma, Lazio Italy on 6/10/2010
Average 9 star rating by BookCrossing Members 

status (set by spy-there): travelling


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2 journalers for this copy...

Journal Entry 1 by Cocojo from Roma, Lazio Italy on Thursday, June 10, 2010

9 out of 10

written for his son during his time in hiding, Salman Rushdie produced a light, lovely story about son who has to help his father regain his story-telling abilities. 


Journal Entry 2 by Cocojo at Café Gloria (OBCZ) in Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Thursday, June 10, 2010

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Released 7 yrs ago (6/10/2010 UTC) at Café Gloria (OBCZ) in Zürich, Zürich Switzerland

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

to be released at BC-meet-up 


Journal Entry 3 by spy-there at Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Thursday, June 10, 2010

This book has not been rated.

Coco said it has to do with climat - thus it will fit into the 350 Books in 350 Days Release Challenge and (as I do hope) enliven it.
It took some time until I could hack the quite kryptic BCID. It's probably Coco's annoyed "this permanent delay of the BC-server drives me mad"-scribbling :D
 


Journal Entry 4 by spy-there at Zürich, Zürich Switzerland on Thursday, August 22, 2013

10 out of 10

A wonderful, phantasmagorical story for children from 9 to 99.
Haroun is the son of the Shah of Blah, a famous story-teller. When one day Haroun's mother runs off with a neighbor, the Schah of Blah loses his skill of narration. What comes out of his mouth is merely a pitiful "ark, ark".

How Haroun helps his father to regain his story-telling and strength is an enchanted adventure in a mystical land of talking, mechanical birds, floating gardeners, genies, jinns and other fantastic inhabitants and as thrilling as funny.

Rushdie truly has the knack to play with words.
The „Shah of Blah“ melts on your tongue like halva. I liked also very much the reminiscences to my adored Beatles («... they are the egg-men, I am the walrus ...»)
The best book by Rushdie that I've read so far. Everybody should read it; it's a bliss. 

Reserved for the Bookcrossing Olympics.
 


Journal Entry 5 by spy-there at Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece on Friday, August 23, 2013

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Released 3 yrs ago (8/23/2013 UTC) at Kallimarmaro stadium in Athens - Αθήνα, Attica Greece

WILD RELEASE NOTES:

With a little help from a friend I let the book at the Kallimarmaro. Like Haroun wrestles the tool out of the water genie's hands, the ancient olympians wrestled their opponents at this very place. The Kallimarmaro, which hosted the first modern Olympic Games in 1896, consists of the refurbished remnants of the ancient structure, .
Nowadays it's mostly a touristic attraction and rarely used for concerts and other events. May one of those tourists find the little book and enjoy it.

This is Vegania's release for Wrestling (Greco-Roman), nearest to the home of the olympics. Yet some other beautiful photographs of this location.


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I hope you enjoy this fantastic tale as much as I did
=^,^= spy 


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