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Vikram Seth, China
April 22, 2009

From China, With Love

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Illustration by Bappa

The reclusive writer Vikram Seth goes From Heaven Lake down memory lane. While at the University of Nanjing, young Seth, armed with a rare travel card, began a hitchhiking trip through the remote parts of China all the way to Lhasa, traversing difficult climatic zones and eating glutinous broth with pork fat floating in it. Verve finds the writer fondly nostalgic
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