The Golden Gate

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Vintage International, 1986 - Fiction - 320 pages
158 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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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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Slow getting started and kinda hard to get through. A leisurely paced love story where the verse is meant to be part of the appeal. Read full review

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Contents

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

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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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