48 Well-Known Quotes By Vikram Seth Which Will Inspire You To Enjoy The Little Things In Life
Born in Calcutta, India, this writer has taken a huge career leap when he dropped from his PhD and took up writing as a profession. He left India for further studies and spent a substantial amount of his life in London. He then moved to China and his journey from China back to New Delhi, is nothing short of adventure. He travelled the entire route by hitchhiking and this tells us how interesting this journey might have turned. So much so that, he even wrote a book based on this journey and entitled it ‘From Heaven Lake’. Yes, we are talking about the Sahitya Academy Award winner Vikram Seth who has presented us with some enduring literary pieces.
His mother, Leila Seth, was a judge on the Delhi High Court and also the Chief Justice of a State High Court and she was the first female to have been appointed to these positions. When she came to know about her son’s sexual orientation, she was initially shocked but then decided to write about it. She penned about her son’s bisexuality and her words are indeed heartwarming.
As for the author, he has proved time and again that pen is mightier than the sword, and he uses this power to fight for rights.
“…I tend to put my views forward more through my writing than by taking up causes”, Seth said. Therefore, the best way to get a peek at his thoughts is to read through his quotes.