The Golden Gate: A Novel in Verse

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Random House Publishing Group, 1986 - Fiction - 307 pages
319 Reviews
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
Fiction written in prose/poems. - Goodreads
Seth is a charming writer. - Goodreads

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The Golden Gate is certainly a great novel but I struggled with it. I enjoy verse but it does make it much more difficult to engage with the story. The characters I found interesting and it was ... Read full review

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The Golden Gate is certainly a great novel but I struggled with it. I enjoy verse but it does make it much more difficult to engage with the story. The characters I found interesting and it was ... Read full review

Contents

The worlds discussed while friends are eating
3
A cache of billetsdoux arrive
24
A concert generates a meeting
53
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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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