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Luka and the Fire of Life IMAGINEyou are Luka, a twelve year old boy who has to save the life of the storyteller father you adoreAGINEyou have two loyal companions by your side a bear called Dog who can sing and a dog called Bear who can danceAGINEyou must now embark on a journey through the Magic World to steal the Fire of Life, a seemingly impossible and exceedingly dangerous taskWith Haroun and the Sea of Stories Salman Rushdie proved that he is one of the best contemporary writers of fables, and it proved to be one of his most popular books with readers of all ages While Haroun was written as a gift for his first son, Luka and the Fire of Life, the story of Haroun s younger brother, is a gift for his second son on his twelfth birthday Lyrical, rich with word play, and with the narrative tension of the classic quest stories, this is Salman Rushdie at his very best


About the Author: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie is a novelist and essayist Much of his early fiction is set at least partly on the Indian subcontinent His style is often classified as magical realism, while a dominant theme of his work is the story of the many connections, disruptions and migrations between the Eastern and Western world.His fourth novel, The Satanic Verses, led to protests from Muslims in several countries, some of which were violent Faced with death threats and a fatwa religious edict issued by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, then Supreme Leader of Iran, which called for him to be killed, he spent nearly a decade largely underground, appearing in public only sporadically In June 2007, he was appointed a Knight Bachelor for services to literature , which thrilled and humbled him In 2007, he began a five year term as Distinguished Writer in Residence at Emory University.



10 thoughts on “Luka and the Fire of Life

  1. Steven Steven says:

    Luka and the Fire of Life was disappointing Clearly Rushdie loves words It is full of puns Clearly he knows his myths and theology There are all kinds of god and minor deities across many societies and races.So Luka is off on a quest to save his father As I read I ws reminded of The Wizard of Oz,


  2. Ana Ana says:

    when i embarked on this, i expected to like it just as much as i did Haroun and the Sea of Stories , which was a solid 3 stars rating, due to it being a children s book and its kind of messy absurdness i do like things to be absurd in a book, but not chaotical there s a difference.so, i had an already for


  3. Megan Baxter Megan Baxter says:

    I know I have written before about books that just fit Books that snuggle into crooks and crevices of your mind, that nest as though they had been born there Books that hit themes and subjects and loves in just the right ways This is one of those books In Luka and the Fire of Life, Rushdie has created a modern f


  4. Rajat Ubhaykar Rajat Ubhaykar says:

    I couldn t put this one away for long Soon, my mind would begin to wander, curiosity would get the better of me and I simply had to know how far and in what direction Rushdie would choose to take this hyper imaginative exercise in children s fantasy.The book is set in a video gamesque alternate reality Luka can see the


  5. Regina Ibrahim Regina Ibrahim says:

    A fun read Salman has his way of creating stories Nobodaddy, bear, dog and awkward places This book was read each time i completed my exercise at Armenian garden early March I can see it turned into feature film after Harun and.Rasa macam tokwan tokwan dok cerita bila baca Binantang bercakap dan lokasi lokasi fiksyen seperti


  6. Nicky Nicky says:

    I ve been meaning to try something by Rushdie for a while, and the idea of trying something I hadn t heard of by him sounded appealing Especially since it s a fable like story set mostly in a fantasy world that s the sort of setting that most appeals to me I actually don t know much about the plots of Rushdie s other books just that


  7. Deanna Drai Turner Deanna Drai Turner says:

    Take your grandmother s Oster blender out of the attic Mix in a dash of Shel Silverstein s imagination a pinch of Vyasa s circumspection a tablespoon of Roald Dahl originality a dollop of Joseph Campbell s mythological mastery a sliver of the Dalai Lama s life wisdomstir it gently in a rue of John Steinbeck s fantasmagorically simple story


  8. Nabilah Firdaus Nabilah Firdaus says:

    Although I m not a fan of fantasy genre, I think Luka and the Fire of Life is a well written novel with highly creative language and it is full of puns omg who doesnt love puns A very creative and dreamlike piece.This book may appeal kids because it s some sort of video games, where Luka embarks on a journey to the magical world in order to save


  9. Kavitha Sivakumar Kavitha Sivakumar says:

    BR with Aka.Amazing to tell the truth, I am not even sure that I comprehend everything Haroun s adventure was play of words, simple and sweet Whereas Luka s adventure is complex, what with meeting the mythical creature of, literally, the entire world Bing Bang theory, how the universe came to be from oblivion nothing pure white, Prometheus fire of life


  10. Hafizz Nasri Hafizz Nasri says:

    Imaginative and so magical I love the alternate, dreamy tale with video game story like Luka and his adventure, all those characters that he encountered throughout his journey to save his father who is unwell at home so intriguing and thrilling I m quite fascinated with all philosophical and historical pinch inside the narrative, making itentertaining Though i


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