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FROM HEAVEN LAKE Vikram Seth 1987 or 1993 Paperback New Multiple Copies Available
By Seth, Vikram
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New York or London, Vintage, Abacus or Phoenix, 1987 or 1993. 178 pp. New paperback. US copies have no photos. UK editions have b/w photos.

A delightfully-written story of travel in Central Asia in 1981. `The perfect travel book' New Statesman. Hitch-hiking, walking, slogging through rivers and across leech-ridden hills, Vikram Seth travelled through Sinkiang and Tibet to Nepal: from Heaven Lake to the Himalayas. By breaking away from the reliable routes of organised travel, he transformed his journey into an unusual and intriguing exploration of one of the world's least known areas. 'Vikram Seth is already the best writer of his generation' Daniel Johnson, The Times.  

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