Written in verse, this was Vikram Seth's first novel. Set in the 1980s, in the affluence and sunshine of California's silicon valley, it is the story of twenty-somethings looking for love, pleasure and the meaning of life.
Written in verse, The Golden Gate was Vikram Seth's first novel, before the epic A Suitable Boy. Set in the eighties in the affluence and sunshine of California's Silicon Valley, it is an exuberant and witty story of twenty-somethings looking for love, pleasure and the meaning of life. Admired by writers like Martin Amis and Angela Carter, it is a book that underneath its dazzling surface deals with the important issues of people's relationships and the pursuit of happiness.
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Vikram Seth was trained as an economist. He has lived for several years each in England, California, China and India. He is the author of From Heaven Lake: Travels through Sinkiang and Tibet, several books of poems, and two novels (not in verse), A Suitable Boy and An Equal Music.
Golden Gate (Faber Classics) by Vikram Seth
Used - Very Good
Faber & Faber
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