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Seth, Vikram 1952-

Overview
Works: 155 works in 798 publications in 20 languages and 13,748 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  History  Poetry  Legends  Musical settings  Drama  Radio plays  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Editor, Librettist, Honoree
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 )
145 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,206 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 )
64 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,230 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 )
63 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,516 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 563 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 )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 542 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 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 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 401 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
From Heaven Lake : travels through Sinkiang and Tibet by Vikram Seth ( Book )
44 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unusual and intriguing exploration of one of the world's least known areas
The humble administrator's garden by Vikram Seth ( Book )
9 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A suitable boy by Vikram Seth ( Recording )
20 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 187 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 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Years after separating, 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
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
Songs in time of war by Alec Roth ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beastly tales by Roxanna Panufnik ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two lives by Vikram Seth ( Book )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of love and survival amidst the great events of the 20th century
Twee levens by Vikram Seth ( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Dutch and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Herinneringen van de Indiaas-Britse schrijver (1952- ) aan zijn oom en tante, in wier leven zich de sleutelmomenten van de 20e eeuw aftekenen
Verwante stemmen by Vikram Seth ( Book )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een violist in een kwartet ontmoet opnieuw de verloren liefde van zijn leven in een Londense bus en probeert haar weer voor zich te winnen
Mappings : poems by Vikram Seth ( Book )
11 editions published between 1980 and 1994 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Una música constante by Vikram Seth ( Book )
21 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 49 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
Zwei Leben : Porträt einer Liebe by Vikram Seth ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seth erzählt die Liebesgeschichte von seinem indischen Onkel Shanti, der in den 30er-jahren für seine Ausbildung nach Berlin geht und von den Nazis nach London verdrängt wird und seiner jüdischen Tante Henny, die die Tochter der Vermieterin von Shantis Zimmer in Berlin ist und der als einziger aus dem Freundeskreis die Flucht gelingt und die plötzlich in London an der Victoria Station steht
 
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Alternative Names
Saisi, Weikelamu 1952-
Seth, Vikram
Seṭha, Vikrama 1952-
Vikram Seth.
Vikram Seth 1952-....
Weikelamu Saisi 1952-
סת, ויקרם 1952-
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 1952-
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English (478)
Spanish (29)
Italian (14)
German (14)
French (9)
Dutch (9)
Swedish (6)
Danish (6)
Hebrew (3)
Catalan (3)
Polish (2)
Czech (2)
Chinese (2)
Persian (2)
Croatian (1)
Finnish (1)
Hungarian (1)
Oriya (1)
Slovenian (1)
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