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Seth, Vikram 1952-

Overview
Works: 144 works in 819 publications in 22 languages and 14,337 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Musical settings  Poetry  Legends  Drama  Radio plays  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Librettist, Honoree, Editor
Classifications: PR9499.3.S38, 823
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Vikram Seth
A suitable boy : a novel by Vikram Seth( Book )

157 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 3,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of four large extended families in 1950s India against the political and religious upheavals of the time
An equal music by Vikram Seth( Book )

124 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 19 languages and held by 2,395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second-time-around romance between Michael, a violinist and Julia, a pianist. He runs into her on a London bus and learns she is married to a banker and has a son. They resume their love, but drama lies ahead as Julia is going deaf. By the author of A Suitable Boy
The Golden Gate : a novel in verse by Vikram Seth( Book )

65 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premier roman de cet auteur d'origine indienne, écrit en vers (594 sonnets) en hommage au Eugène Onéguine de Pouchkine, et qui raconte la vie de personnages au cours des années 1980 dans la Silicon Valley
Three Chinese poets : translations of poems by Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du Fu by Wei Wang( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The three T'ang dynasty poets translated here are among the greatest literary figures of China, or indeed the world. Responding differently to their common times, Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du Fu crystallize the immense variety of China and the Chinese poetic tradition and, across a distance of twelve hundred years, move the reader as it is rare for even poetry to do
Arion and the dolphin by Vikram Seth( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sailing home with a prize of gold won in a contest, Arion faces death at the hands of the crew who covet his treasure
All you who sleep tonight : poems by Vikram Seth( Book )

23 editions published between 1990 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beastly tales from here and there by Vikram Seth( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten animal fables in verse. The first two come from India, the next two come from China, the next two from Greece, and the next two from the Ukraine. The final two are from the Land of Gup
Shared ground by Alec Roth( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Heaven Lake : travels through Sinkiang and Tibet by Vikram Seth( Book )

48 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unusual and intriguing exploration of one of the world's least known areas
Two lives by Vikram Seth( Book )

38 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love and survival amidst the great events of the 20th century
The humble administrator's garden by Vikram Seth( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs in time of war by Alec Roth( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beastly tales by Roxanna Panufnik( )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometime I sing by Alec Roth( )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suitable boy by Vikram Seth( Recording )

21 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A suitable boy is Vikram Seth's epic love story set in India. Funny and tragic, with engaging, brilliantly observed characters, it is as close as you can get to Dickens for the twentieth century. The story unfolds through four middle class families -- the Mehras, Kappoors, Khans and Chatterjis. Lata Mehra, a university student, is under pressure from her mother to get married. But not to just anyone she happens to fall in love with. There are standards to be met and finding a husband for Lata becomes a family affair in which all the members are to play a part
An equal music by Vikram Seth( Recording )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Years after seperating, gifted musician Michael Holme is reunited with his former lover, talented pianist Julia McNicholl, during a musical tour of Vienna, unaware that she is hiding her increasing deafness, and together they must confront their feelings for each other and the music that brought them together
All you who sleep tonight by Jonathan Dove( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rivered earth by Vikram Seth( Book )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rivered Earth contains four libretti written by Vikram Seth to be set to music by Alec Roth - together with an account of the pleasures and pains of working with a composer. They take us all over the world - from Chinese and Indian poetry to the beauty and quietness of the Salisbury house where the poet George Herbert lived and died. Spanning centuries of creativity and humanity, these poems pulse with life, energy and inspired brilliance.They are accompanied by four pieces of calligraphy by the author
The poems, 1981-1994 by Vikram Seth( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer requiem : A book of poems by Vikram Seth( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Summer Requiem' is a memorial to the radiant days of summers past. From the strewing of pollen and flowers in bloom, the dance of warmth across young skin, fruits swollen and sweet, to the bitterness of fading light, skeletal trees and the cold silence left behind, Vikram Seth traces the ebb and flow of all that lives and all that will perish
 
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An equal music
Alternative Names
Saisi, Weikelamu 1952-

Seth, Vikram

Seṭha, Vikrama 1952-

Vikram Seth.

Vikram Seth 1952-....

Vikram Seth Indian writer

Vikram Seth indischer Schriftsteller

Vikram Seth indisk poet

Vikram Seth pisarz indyjski

Vikram Seth scrittore indiano

Weikelamu Saisi 1952-

ויקרם סת

סת, ויקרם 1952-

ویکرام ست شاعر هندی

ਵਿਕਰਮ ਸੇਠ

વિક્રમ શેઠ

விக்ரம் சேத்

塞思, 维克拉姆 1952-

塞斯, 维克拉姆 1952-

维克拉姆. 塞思 1952-

维克拉姆塞斯

维克拉姆塞斯 1952-

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An equal musicThe Golden Gate : a novel in verseThree Chinese poets : translations of poems by Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du FuArion and the dolphinAll you who sleep tonight : poemsBeastly tales from here and thereFrom Heaven Lake : travels through Sinkiang and TibetTwo lives