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When Dreams Travel This Novel Takes Up Where The Arabian Nights Left Off And Suggests What Might Have Happened To The Protagonists, Shahrzad The Bride, Dunyazad The Sister And Shahryar The Sultan, When The Story Telling Stopped When I received this book from a friend I honestly didn t know what to expect since I have yet to read The Arabian Nights.This book wasn t hard to read at all, in fact it was quite a pleasurable read I liked how Hariharan is able to weave a complete picture in one long, coherent, whimsical sentence I felt as though I was transported back in time to the world of Arabian Nights where caravans trudged past the desert a splendid white dome by the horizon sultans and sultanahs in all their regali When I received this book from a friend I honestly didn t know what to expect since I have yet to read The Arabian Nights.This book wasn t hard to read at all, in fact it was quite a pleasurable read I liked how Hariharan is able to weave a complete picture in one long, coherent, whimsical sentence I felt as though I was transported back in time to the world of Arabian Nights where caravans trudged past the desert a splendid white dome by the horizon sultans and sultanahs in all their regality Though at times I felt disconnected from the book, because of its link to its predecessor, I managed to enjoy it up to the end There were really nice stories in Hariharan s When Dreams Travel I ll definitely re read this book once I m done with The Arabian Nights in the future I couldn t make it through this book About a 100 pages in, and I still couldn t find my bearings as a reader This is not a criticism on the writing of the book, mind, its just that the fact that the entire story is being written in present tense vignettes made it very hard for me to engage with the story I m thinking that its not the right time for me to read this book, so it s going back on the shelf for now.For the curious, When Dreams Travel is a metafictional take on the 1001 Arabian Nigh I couldn t make it through this book About a 100 pages in, and I still couldn t find my bearings as a reader This is not a criticism on the writing of the book, mind, its just that the fact that the entire story is being written in present tense vignettes made it very hard for me to engage with the story I m thinking that its not the right time for me to read this book, so it s going back on the shelf for now.For the curious, When Dreams Travel is a metafictional take on the 1001 Arabian Nights, and the story takes place after Scheherazade has told all of her stories


About the Author: Githa Hariharan

Hariharan was born in Coimbatore and grew up in Bombay and Manila She obtained a BA in English from Bombay University and a MA in Communications from Fairfield University U.S.AHariharan first worked in the Public Broadcasting System in New York and then with a publishing firm as an editor in India She currently works as a freelance editor In her personal life, she, along with her husband, won the right to have the children named after her instead of carrying the father s name in this famous case argued by Indira Jaising, the Supreme Court agreed that the mother was also a natural guardian of the child.Template AIR 1999, 2 SCC 228


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