Luka and the fire of life: A Novel

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"You've reached the age at which people in this family cross the border into the magical world. It's your turn for an adventure--yes, it's finally here!" So says Haroun to his younger brother, twelve-year-old Luka. The adventure begins one beautiful starry night in the land of Alifbay, when Luka's father, Rashid, falls suddenly into a sleep so deep that nothing and no one can rouse him. To save him from slipping away entirely, Luka embarks on a journey through the world of magic with his loyal companions, Bear, the dog, and Dog, the bear. Together they encounter a slew of fantastical creatures, strange allies, and challenging obstacles along the way--all in the hope of stealing the Fire of Life, a seemingly impossible and exceedingly treacherous task.

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subject_facet Adventure fiction, Boys -- Fiction, FICTION / Literary, Fantasy fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Quests (Expeditions) -- Fiction, Voyages and travels -- Fiction
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title_full Luka and the Fire of Life A Novel, Luka and the fire of life : a novel / Salman Rushdie
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topic_facet Boys, Fathers and sons, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Quests (Expeditions), Suspense, Voyages and travels