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What values to cherish

Aug 24, 2010 06:24 PMRead

Book Review(from MeerutJournal of Comparative Literature and Language, II, 2(1989), pp. 60-66.Vikram Seth, The Golden Gate*,Delhi: Oxford UniversityPress, 1989, pp. 307, Rs. 75/-Vikram Seth(b. 1952) the Sahitya Akademi award winner for his The Golden Gate* was studying econom...Read More

Learn to love the Love of your life

Aug 13, 2007 07:06 PMRead

I was actually looking for a book titled A Suitable Boy, written by Vikram Seth, but as I couldn't get it, I settled down for another book by the same author. The Golden Gate, written by Vikram Seth, is a novel narrated in the form of verses.Each verse is written in the form of a sonnet. Wri...Read More

More than just the story

Mar 02, 2005 07:13 PMRead

WhenI first discovered that 'the golden gate' was part of my syllabus,I was more than depressed.A whole novel in verse? what could be more deadening boring that that!ButI was to be proven wrong. The verse, simple and easy to read, grabs you by the collar. You are literally 'whirlpooled' into...Read More

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A poem of life

Feb 15, 2004 08:36 PMRead

One of the most common things that links people together is a common language. Mr.Seth?s much lauded novel in verse, ?The Golden Gate? is written in the universal language of human emotions, and reading this book is an experience of life in current times, specifically the last 2 decades of the t...Read More

It sure has a punch packed in it!

Dec 31, 2003 06:04 AMRead

Almost all Sahitya Academy Award winners are long,winding and even boring books.thats exactly what I thought before I read this book.yea,this book is real good.this book isnt set in great descriptiveness(if thats even a word!) ala arundhati roy nor is there a complicated story.but this b...Read More

Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries. There is atleast one book written on every single topic under the sun. Books are not only written to educate, they are written for leisure and even for the metamorphosis of the soul.There are a hundred categories to choose from when it comes to books.
Golden Gate

Feb 23, 2017 10:21 AMRead

To write a contemporary love story, intertwining the lives of 6 people that you and me can completely relate to, and delving deep into their everyday lives, struggles, loves and lamentation and to be able to do this entirely using sonnets and poetry simply unbelievable. This poem/story/work of f...Read More

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