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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet (Vintage Departures)

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ISBN13: 9780394752181
ISBN10: 039475218x
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After two years as a postgraduate student at Nanjing University in China, Vikram Seth hitch-hiked back to his home in New Delhi, via Tibet.  From Heaven Lake is the story of his remarkable journey and his encounters with nomadic Muslims, Chinese officials, Buddhists and others.

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rajtr, September 28, 2006 (view all comments by rajtr)
This is an excellent an truly remarkable travelogue from Vikram Seth. It makes you feel like you are there in the scene he narrates. There are moments when you would feel like closing your eyes and dwel into the described scene for a while before proceeding further. A good book to settle down with in the couch on a lazy day!
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This is an excellent an truly remarkable travelogue from Vikram Seth. It makes you feel like you are there in the scene he narrates. A good book to settle down with in the couch on a lazy day!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780394752181
Author:
Seth, Vikram
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Asia - Far East
Subject:
Asia - General
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Tibet
Subject:
Tibet (china)
Subject:
Tibet (China) Description and travel.
Subject:
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
China
Subject:
Xinjiang Uygur Zizhiqu (China)
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Departures
Series Volume:
13
Publication Date:
19871031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.99x5.21x.52 in. .50 lbs.

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