This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
So Iff the water genie told Haroun about the Ocean of the Stream of Stories, and even though he was full of a sense of hopelessness and failure the magic of the Ocean began to have an effect on Haroun. He looked into the water and saw that it was made up of a thousand thousand thousand and one different currents, each one a different colour, weaving in and out of one another like a liquid tapestry of breathtaking complexity; and Iff explained that these were the Streams of Story, that each coloured strand represented and contained a single tale. Different parts of the Ocean contained different sorts of stories, and as all the stories that had ever been told and many that were still in the process of being invented could be found here, the Ocean of the Streams of Story was in fact the biggest library in the universe. And because the stories were held here in fluid form, they retained the ability to change, to become new versions of themselves, to join up with other stories and so become yet other stories; so that unlike a library of books, the Ocean of the Streams of Story was much more than a storeroom of yarns. It was not dead, but alive.
"And if you are very, very careful, or very, very highly skilled, you can dip a cup into the Ocean," Iff told Haroun, "like so," and here he produced a little golden cup from another of his waistcoat pockets, "and you can fill it with water from a single, pure Stream of Story, like so," as he did precisely that.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0670838047
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: new. New. Fast Shipping and good customer service. Seller Inventory # Holz_New_0670838047
Book Description Hardcover. Condition: new. New Copy. Customer Service Guaranteed. Seller Inventory # think0670838047
Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # FrontCover0670838047
Book Description Condition: New. New. In shrink wrap. Looks like an interesting title! 1.01. Seller Inventory # Q-0670838047