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Critical Praise

"There are a symphony's worth of fine elements to An Equal Music. "

The Los Angeles Times

of a Geisha "He was rightly praised for the fine detail, clear voice and witty style that marked The Golden Gate, and one only wishes he had infused An Equal Music with more of those same qualities. "

The New York Times

"Vikram Seth's accomplishment in bringing not only these characters so fully to life, but the rich ambience of the music as well--so difficult to render in words--is something of a miracle. "

———Arthur Golden, author of Memoirs

"A beautifully written novel of music, romance, and the endless search for transcendent passion...A joy to read "

The Baltimore Sun