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Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth

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Vikram Seth's previous books include three poetry collections, a libretto, the travel memoir From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet, and two novels, The Golden Gate (a novel in verse) and A Suitable Boy. Born in Calcutta, Seth has lived in China, California, England, and India.

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An Equal Music
A Novel
Written by Vikram Seth


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 2, 2000
Price: $16.00

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From Heaven Lake
Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet
Written by Vikram Seth


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 12, 1987
Price: $15.00

After two years as a postgraduate student at Nanjing University, Seth hitch-hiked back to his home in New Delhi, via Tibet.  From Heaven Lake is the story of his remarkable journey. Read more >

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The Golden Gate

Written by Vikram Seth


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 18, 1991
Price: $15.00

"At once a bittersweet love story, a wickedly funny novel of manners and an unsentimental meditation on mortality and the nuclear abyss. Always witty--and still profound--the book paints a truthful picture of our dreadful, comic times."--Vanity Fair

"A splendid achievement, equally convincing in its exhilaration and its sadness."--The New York Times

"The great... Read more >
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