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Vikram Seth: Toast of literati

The 'Suitable boy' has enjoyed phenomenal adulation among readers and critics alike for his literary works.

india Updated: Jan 09, 2006 11:54 IST
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A toast of the literati, Vikram Seth has enjoyed phenomenal adulation among readers and critics alike for his substantial body of literary works.

His magnum opus A Suitable Boy won the WH Smith Literary Award and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

The Humble Administrator's Garden, a poetic work won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize (Asia). He has authored several novels, collections of poems, short stories and travelogues, which have been acclaimed worldwide.

Seth is recognised for his immense literary talent and prodigious output which have enhanced the understanding of India worldwide.