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Golden Gate, The - Vikram Seth Reviews

Great Book
Apr 18, 2018 02:21 PM Read
The Golden Gate is simple, elegant, thought provoking, and moving. It is a great way to start reading or rereading poetry. Its straightforward plot unfolds in the form of sonnets in iambic tetrameter, defying all norms of what can and cannot pass as a novel and surpassing every expectation. ...Read More

Golden Gate
Feb 23, 2017 10:21 AM Read
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

What values to cherish
Aug 24, 2010 06:24 PM Read
Book Review(from Meerut Journal of Comparative Literature and Language, II, 2(1989), pp. 60-66. Vikram Seth, The Golden Gate*, Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1989, pp. 307, Rs. 75/- Vikram Seth(b. 1952) the Sahitya Akademi award winner for his The Golden Gate* was studying econom...Read More


Golden Gate, The - Vikram Seth
Learn to love the Love of your life
Aug 13, 2007 07:06 PM Read
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 PM Read
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

A poem of life
Feb 15, 2004 08:36 PM Read
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 AM Read
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

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