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Vikram Seth - Author

Vikram Seth was born in India. He was educated there and in England, China and the USA. He has written great books in every genre: verse novel (THE GOLDEN GATE); travel book (FROM HEAVEN LAKE winner Thomas Cook Travel Book Award); epic masterpiece (A SUITABLE BOY).

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If you like Vikram Seth you might also like to read books by Arundhati Roy, Amitav Ghosh and Rumer Godden.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Vikram Seth

A Suitable Boy - Special Limited Edition by Vikram Seth
A Suitable Boy - Special Limited Edition
Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth's novel is at its core a love story, the tale of Lata - and her mother's attempts to find her a suitable husband, through love or through exacting maternal appraisal.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2009
Two Lives by Vikram Seth
Two Lives
Vikram Seth
A memoir that interweaves his early life with that of his great uncle, who was Indian, and his great aunt, a German Jew. It explores a world splintered by the tragedies and triumphs of the 20th century concentrating largely on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2006

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