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  • The Golden Gate
  • Written by Vikram Seth
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780679734574
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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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"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 California novel has been written in verse (and why not?): The Golden Gate gives great joy."
--Gore Vidal

  • The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth
  • June 18, 1991
  • Poetry
  • Vintage
  • $15.00
  • 9780679734574

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