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Vikram Seth has been asked to return his

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Vikram Seth has been asked to return his $1.7m advance by Hamish Hamilton, a publishing company owned by Penguin Random House.

It looks like Seth’s follow up to A Suitable Boy is well overdue and the publisher is cracking the whip. Seth released his last book in 1993 and has published little else since then.

I have no idea when Seth received his advance but some Google research indicates it was around 2009.

Having some knowledge of large projects and book writing myself (!), I know a book does not always come out on the stated date, and hence one can only imagine what shape Seth’s current project is in.

A lot gets written about creative processes and how book writing is such a creative art, but in the end it’s really down to two words. Make that three.

 

Hard Work

Discipline

 

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2 Comments

  1. If I had a $1.7M advance I’d be finishing that bad boy asap!

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