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With the same dazzling imagination and love of language that have made Salman Rushdie one of the great storytellers of our time, "Luka and the Fire of Life" revisits the magic-infused, intricate world he first brought to life in the modern classic "Haroun and the Sea of Stories." This breathtaking new novel centers on Luka, Haroun's younger brother, who must save his father from certain doom.
For Rashid Khalifa, the legendary storyteller of Kahani, has fallen into deep sleep from which no one can wake him. To keep his father from slipping away entirely, Luka must travel to the Magic World and steal the ever-burning Fire of Life. Thus begins a quest replete with unlikely creatures, strange alliances, and seemingly insurmountable challenges as Luka and an assortment of enchanted companions race through peril after peril, pass through the land of the Badly Behaved Gods, and reach the Fire itself, where Luka's fate, and that of his father, will be decided.
Filled with mischievous wordplay and delving into themes as universal as the power of filial love and the meaning of mortality, " Luka and the Fire of Life" is a book of wonders for all ages.
About the Author :
Salman Rushdie has contributed to Luka and the Fire of Life as an author.
Salman Rushdie's books, from "Midnight's Children" to "The Satanic Verses", have been read around the world. His recent book--"Haroun and the Sea of Stories, Imaginary Homelands 1981-90 ", and "The Moor's Last Sigh"--have enhanced his reputation as one of our most important contemporary writers.
|Title:||Luka and the Fire of Life||Publisher:||Random House|
|No. of Pages:||218|
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