Haroun and the Sea of Stories is an allegorical children's story about the young boy Haroun Khalifa and his adventures in a fantasy world. The book uses its fantastic setting to explore themes common to the inhabitants of the Indian Subcontinent, such as caste identity, war, and the burgeoning of the technology industry in India. The story also places a strong emphasis on names and nomenclature, incorporating an encyclopedia of character names and their meanings.

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