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 Vikram Seth
Vikram Seth’s previous books include three poetry collections, a libretto, the travel memoir From Heaven Lake: Travels Through Sinkiang and Tibet, and two novels, The Golden Gate (a novel in verse) and A Suitable Boy. Born in Calcutta, Seth has… More about Vikram Seth