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Vikram Seth (born 20 June 1952) is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards such as Padma Shri, Sahitya Academy Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Seth's collections of poetry such as Mappings and Beastly Tales are notable contributions to the Indian English language poetry canon.

Vikram Seth

Seth in 2009
Born (1952-06-20) 20 June 1952 (age 70)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Occupation
  • Novelist
  • poet
Alma materCorpus Christi College, Oxford
Stanford University
Period1980–present
GenreNovels, poetry, libretto, travel writing, children's literature, biography/memoir
Notable worksA Suitable Boy
The Golden Gate
An Equal Music
Notable awardsPadma Shri, Sahitya Academy, Stegner Fellowship, Guggenheim Fellowship, Commonwealth Writers' Prize
Website
www.vikramseth.net
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Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist, poet, and travel writer, best known for his epic novel ˜A Suitably Boy'. He has been in the field of writing for more than three decades and is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the modern era. Vikram Seth was born in Kolkata, India and studied at some of the best schools in the country before going to England for higher studies. He graduated from Corpus Christi College, Oxford and did his master's in economics from Stanford University, U.S.A. before embarking on a literary career. His first book, a collection of poems, titled ˜Mappings' did not get much attention but he came into attention with his second book ˜From Heaven Lake' which chronicled his journey from China to India. The novel ˜The Golden Gate' published in 1986 made him one of the most highly acclaimed novelists of his time and the book won him plenty of accolade from readers as well as critics. However, it was his novel ˜A Suitable Boy' that really catapulted him into the league of the most well known novelists of his time and remains his most famous work. The novel is one of the longest novels written in the English language and is regarded as a modern classic due to the range of topics that it touched upon.

Vikram Seth Family life

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He grew up with two younger siblings: Shantum and Aradhana.

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Vikram Seth Before Fame

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He attended The Doon School in England and served as editor of the school's newspaper.

Vikram Seth Trivia

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He released his fourth novel, A Suitable Girl, in 2013.

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Vikram Seth Height Weight

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At the age of 70, Vikram Seth height is 1.6 m.

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He and RK Narayan are two of India's leading authors.

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Facts About Vikram Seth

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● Vikram Seth was born on June 20, 1952 (age 70) in India
● He is a celebrity poet
● His popular books are A Suitable Boy (1993), The Golden Gate (1986), An Equal Music: A Novel (1999), Two Lives (2005) and From Heaven Lake: Tra... (1983)
● In His career, Vikram Seth has achieved a Sahitya Akademi Award, Padma Shri, WH Smith Literary Award, Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
● He attended Welham Boys' School, Corpus Christi College
The parents of Vikram Seth are Leila Seth, Prem Seth
● Vikram Seth has 2 siblings in His family: Aradhana Seth, Shantum



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