The Golden Gate

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Vintage International, 1986 - Fiction - 320 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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Written in prose- which is amazing in itself. - Goodreads
I didn't think it was always easy to read though. - Goodreads
Seth is a charming writer. - Goodreads
The plot is fairly simple. - Goodreads
Hope the ending is as good as the beginning. - Goodreads
Fiction written in prose/poems. - Goodreads
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This book is actually amazing. Read it, read it a thousand times, and then go somewhere and cry. And then read it again.

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Riveting even though it's in iambic pentameter Read full review

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Contents

The worlds discussed while friends are eating
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A cache of billetsdoux arrive
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A concert generates a meeting
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Copyright

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American Opera Projects
The Golden Gate An Opera in Two Acts Music by Conrad Cummings ... His first novel, The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse (1986), describes the experiences of a ...
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The Golden Gate: Vikram Seth Creates a Sonnet Novel in the High ...
Vikram Seth’s 1986 novel-in-verse was such a long-shot that the author makes Shakespearian voice-overs explaining his hopes and misgivings
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The Golden Gate (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Golden Gate (1986) is poet and novelist Vikram Seth's first novel. The work is a novel in verse composed of 690 Onegin stanzas (sonnets written in ...
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I left my heart in Frisco – The Golden Gate Bridge : I left my ...
I left my heart in Frisco – The Golden Gate Bridge - Travel - Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco.
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The Chapati Kid: The Golden Gate by Vikram Seth
The Golden Gate is a treasure. Inspired by Eugene Onegin, the very dashing Seth, in 1986, undertook the insane task of writing an entire contemporary novel ...
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Vikram Seth returns to San Francisco
The Golden Gate was to come later during his California years. ... He was asked about the inspiration for The Golden Gate which showed his genius and ...
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Vikram Srth. The Golden Gate
“The Golden Gate”. A novel in verse. I. 1.1. To make a start more swift and weighty, Hail Muse. Dear Reader, once upon A time, say, circa 1980, ...
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Meena Alexander
In 1986, Vikram Seth wrote The Golden Gate, his first novel, ... The Golden Gate, which is a novel composed entirely of rhyming tentrameter sonnets--690 of ...
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Vikram Seth
The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse Faber and Faber, 1986 ... The Golden Gate is a satirical romance set in San Francisco and is centred on the relationship ...
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''The Golden Gate,'' in which these and other related questions are resolved, is a thoroughly Californian novel, peopled by unmistakably Californian ...
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About the author (1986)

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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