From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet (Vintage Departures) (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


Vikram Seth's books include three poetry collections, a libretto, the travel memoir From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet, and the novels The Golden Gate and A Suitable Boy. Born in Calcutta, Seth has lived in China, California, England, and India.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780394752181
ISBN-10: 039475218X
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: October 12th, 1987
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Vintage Departures