Merry Andrew wrote:
Now you folks have got me intrigued. I confess to never having heard of the bloke. Any particular you'd recommend?
Vikram Seth is a very handsome & charming Indian man who writes wonderful books!
They include: The Golden Gate
(written entirely in verse & guaranteed to make you laugh, cry, contemplate life, death & the whole damn thing.)
A Suitable Boy
, which soz mentioned. An absolute delight. A love story set in post-Independence India. Not only that, you get an in depth look at the lives of Indians from many walks of life & learn of their joys, sadness, Indian politics, Indian religious beliefs & a whole lot more! It has 1349 pages!
An Equal Music
: Love requited & unrequited. It is also a pretty heavy duty book about music, the love of music. And so much more. The choices one makes & why. Etc, etc.