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Two Lives

by Vikram Seth

Two Lives by Vikram Seth
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    Nov 2005, 512 pages
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    Jun 2006, 544 pages

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Vikram Seth was born in India and educated there and in England, California, and China. He has written acclaimed books in several genres: verse novel, The Golden Gate; travel book, From Heaven Lake; animal fables, Beastly Tales; epic novel, A Suitable Boy, and a couple of books for children.

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Novels
The Golden Gate (1986)
A Suitable Boy (1993)
An Equal Music (1999)

Poetry
Mappings (1981)
Humble Administrator's Garden (1985)
All You Who Sleep Tonight  (1990)
Beastly Tales  (1991)
Three Chinese Poets (1992)

Non-Fiction
From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang And Tibet (1983)
Two Lives (2005)

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