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Pete Dexter
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David B. Weishampel, Peter Dodson, Halszka Osmólska
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Luka and the Fire of Life: A Novel

Luka and the Fire of Life: A Novel - Salman Rushdie Haroun and the Sea of Stories was my very first Rushdie book, and I have come to fall in love with his work. Haroun is very different from his other novels though, and Luka continues in the same vein as Haroun. I think nobody expected Luka to be as great as Haroun, so the end result is a very entertaining wordplay-filled book for children. What I liked most about the novel is all the mythological gods that Rushdie managed to cram in, it's great when the world is reminded of old stories. That being said, I much much more strongly recommend Haroun and the Sea of Stories.