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In this new edition of Mappings , Vikram Seth's first book of poems and one that has long been out of print, the reader is introduced to work written in the author's twenties, when he was a student in England and later, California. More immediate if less polished than his later work, these poems en ...more

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Vikram Seth is an Indian poet, novelist, travel writer, librettist, children's writer, biographer and memoirist.

During the course of his doctorate studies at Stanford, he did his field work in China and translated Hindi and Chinese poetry into English. He returned to Delhi via Xinjiang and Tibet which led to a travel narrative From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet (1983) which won the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award.

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