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Luka and the fire of life : a novel, Salman Rushdie

Label
Luka and the fire of life : a novel
Title
Luka and the fire of life
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
RUS
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.U757
LC item number
L85 2010
Literary form
fiction
Luka and the fire of life : a novel, Salman Rushdie
Label
Luka and the fire of life : a novel, Salman Rushdie
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Haroun and the sea of stories
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One day, twelve-year-old Luka's storyteller father, Rashid, falls into a sleep so deep that no-one can rouse him. Luka must undertake a dangerous quest through the Magic World to steal the Fire of Life and save his father. -- Cover
Control code
13329921
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Extent
218 pages
Isbn
9780679603948
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2010005886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NE151332
  • (OCoLC)515404414

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