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Vikram seth wiki, biography,books,novel, age, works,poems ,early life, education, childhood, family, wife ,children,quotes,facts

                       

Vikram seth wiki, biography,books,novel, age, works,poems ,early life, education, childhood, family, wife ,children,quotes,facts








Vikram seth wiki, biography,books,novel, age, works,poems ,early life, education, childhood, family, wife ,children,quotes,facts
Vikram Seth

                          
Vikram Seth is an Indian poet, novelist ,travel writer ,librettist , children's writer , biographer and memoirist .He was born in 1952 in Calcutta . Seth has written many novels and poetry Books .

LIST OF AWARDS SETH RECEIVED

Padma Shri
Sahitya Akademi Award ,
• Pravasi Bharatiya Samman

Seth's collection of poetry such as Mappings And Beastly tales are notable contribution to the Indian English Language .

Vikram Seth's father Premo Seth worked for a long time with Bata - shoe company and due to which he is known in certain circles as 'MR. Shoe'


Vikram Seth's mother Laila Seth was a High court  judge , She was also a writer ,her autobiography on Balance (2003) gives significant perspective on her own personal career and those of her talented children .

Seth's parents seems to have seminal influence on the growing writer.
Seth's Novel 'A Suitable Boy (1933) ,in many ways a novel patterned from autobiographical material in this Novel many of his fictional characters are drawn from life .
Seth's receive his primary and secondary education at the Doon school in Dehradun in India,  Seth studied philosophy ,politics , and economics at Corpus Christi college , Oxford ,there seth developed an interest in poetry and Chinese .

WRITINGS
 
          Travel writings : From Heaven Lake : Through Sinkiang and Tibet
His travel book FROM HEAVEN LAKE : TRAVELS THROUGH SINKIANG AND TIBET (1983) was his first popular success and won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award .

POETRY
   
         Seth has published Five volumes of poetry . His first MAPPINGS (1980) , originally privately published .
In 2009 Seth contributed four poems to Oxfam.

NOVELS

The first of his novels , ''The Golden Gate ''(1986) is a novel in verse about the lives of a number of young professionals in San Fransisco .


Vikram Seth's works :


Popular poems


                                   A  style of Loving
                                The frog and the Nightingale
                               At evening
                               From  California
                              The wind


Non-Fiction 


    From Heaven Lake (1983)
                                     Two lives (2005)


Novels   


       The golden gate (1986)
                               A suitable boy.   (1993)
                               A suitable girl.    (2013)


Poetry   


      Mappings (1980)
                            Beastly Tales (1991)
                           Three Chinese poets (1992)


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