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- DescriptionA student, a shoemaker, a poet: three suitors fight for Lata. Meanwhile India, newly-independent, is struggling through a time of great turmoil as the agony of partition still throbs in people's minds - driving a wedge through friendships, families and political unions.
- Author BiographyVikram Seth was born in 1952. He trained as an economist and has lived for several years each in England, California, China and India. He is the author of A Suitable Boy, which was an international number one bestseller, An Equal Music and several other novels. He has also written five volumes of poetry including Beastly Tales.
- PrizesWinner of The Commonwealth Writers Prize 1994 and WH Smith Literary Prize 1994 and WH Smith Annual Literary Award 1994. Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003. Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
- Author(s)Vikram Seth
- PublisherOrion Publishing Co
- Date of Publication02/10/1995
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- First Published1995
- ImprintPhoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
- Out-of-print date12/01/2011
- Content Notefacsimiles, tables
- Weight316 g
- Width110 mm
- Height178 mm
- Spine34 mm
- Format DetailsA-format paperback
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