The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse

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Random House Publishing Group, 1986 - Fiction - 307 pages
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Completely written in rhyming verse, this contemporary novel illustrates the lives, loves, and interests of young California professionals living in and around Silicon Valley, within reach of the Golden Gate bridge

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One has to admire the author for writing in prose. - Goodreads
Luckily, simplistic plot. - Goodreads
Written in prose- which is amazing in itself. - Goodreads
Hope the ending is as good as the beginning. - Goodreads
I didn't think it was always easy to read though. - Goodreads
Fiction written in prose/poems. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jim M - Goodreads

Written in complete verse by the bestselling author, this story is about SoCal yuppies. Read full review

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User Review  - Sukhada - Goodreads

The Golden Gate - a novel in verse By one of my favorite poets, Vikram Seth Very few writers possess his unique charm Instilling a sense of feeling Lingering amongst his words This book is a rare ... Read full review


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Vikram Seth has written acclaimed books in several genres: verse novel, "The Golden Gate"; travel book, "From Heaven Lake"; animal fables, "Beastly Tales"; epic fiction, "A Suitable Boy". His most recent novel, "An Equal Music", was published in 1999. He lives in England and India.

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