Over 750,000 copies now sold Chosen as one of the best 100 books ever in the Big Reads promotion, A Suitable Boy has achieved classic status Stunning new cover design for this and An Equal Music 'No one, surely, could wish this novel shorter ... the greatness of the novel, its unassailable truthfulness, owes less to research than to imagination, an instinctive knowledge of the human heart' Observer 'A long, sweet, sleepless pilgrimage to life...such writing reminds us that there are secrets beyond technique, beyond even style' James Wood, Guardian 'Vikram Seth is already the best writer of his generation' The Times
Vikram Seth was born in 1952. He trained as an economist and has lived for several years each in England, California, China and India. He is the author of A Suitable Boy, which was an international number one bestseller, An Equal Music and several other novels. He has also written five volumes of poetry including Beastly Tales.