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The Woman Who Knew Gandhi

A Novel

by Keith Heller

  • 135 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Mariner Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7604807M
ISBN 100618335455
ISBN 109780618335459
OCLC/WorldCa51342670

  Gandhi was received with such warmth by the family that he jokingly wrote to Millie`s husband, Henry Polak, that if he were unmarried, or young or believed in mixed marriage, "you know what I would have done", Weber says in his book. Noted South African liberal and feminist Olive Schreiner was another of Gandhi`s high-profile woman supporters. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (/ ˈ ɡ ɑː n d i, ˈ ɡ æ n d i / ; 2 October – 30 January ) was an Indian lawyer, anti-colonial nationalist, and political ethicist, who employed nonviolent resistance to lead the successful campaign for India's independence from British Rule, and in turn inspire movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā Children: Harilal, Manilal, Ramdas, Devdas.

Indira Gandhi: an intimate biography User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Noted Indian intellectual Jayakar knew Gandhi for over 30 years, and his numerous interviews, discussions, and interactions with her help shape this biography. One of the first women to govern a major Read full review. Early life and career. Indira Gandhi was born Indira Nehru into a Kashmiri Pandit family on 19 November in Allahabad. Her father, Jawaharlal Nehru, was a leading figure in India's political struggle for independence from British rule, and became the first Prime Minister of the Dominion (and later Republic) of India. She was the only child (a younger brother died young), Children: Rajiv Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi.

Even Sergeant-Major Gandhi knew that. Up in the moral never-never land which Sir Dickie now inhabits, perhaps they think the Alamo led to a great wave of pacifism in Texas. In a feat of sheer imbecility, Attenborough has dedicated Gandhi to Lord Mountbatten, who commanded the Southeast Asian Theater during World War II. Mount-batten, you might. The revelation of Gandhi's alleged bisexuality in Lelyveld's book is the only positive news in a long laundry list of sexual peccadilloes, bizarre personal habits -- like his love for enemas, done twice a day -- mind-bending cult practices like "spiritual marriages" with women where sex is purportedly absent, and his unbelievable blatant racist attitudes towards black South : Irene Monroe.


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The Woman Who Knew Gandhi tells the story from the perspective of a woman who knew Gandhi (I couldn't help myself).

Shortly after her parents passing, Martha moved into her aunt's house, which was a questionable affair, it being a quicky hotel type of place and her being so young/5.

Based on an aside in Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, in which he mentions a brief but seductive youthful flirtation with an Englishwoman, The Woman Who Knew Gandhi boldly imagines a long correspondence between a spiritual leader from the East and an /5(5).

The Woman Who Knew Gandhi: A Novel - Kindle edition by Heller, Keith. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Woman Who Knew Gandhi: A Novel/5(5).

Summary: Based on an aside in Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, in which he mentions a brief but seductive youthful flirtation with an Englishwoman, The Woman Who Knew Gandhi boldly imagines a long correspondence between a spiritual leader from the East and an ordinary woman from the West.

Injust after Gandhi's assassination, Martha Houghton receives a letter. The Woman Who Knew Gandhi by Keith Heller • About the Book • About the Author • A Conversation with Keith Heller "A The Woman Who Knew Gandhi book tale of small lives intersecting with the great." — Kirkus Reviews "Heller explores the fragile bonds between marriage partners, friends, parents and their.

Get this from a library. The woman who knew Gandhi. [Keith Heller] -- Injust after Gandhi's assassination, Gandhi's dying son stumbles upon a collection of letters from Englishwoman Martha Houghton to his father and asks to meet her, a request that forces the. In Heller’s fanciful fifth novel (after Man’s Storm,etc.), turmoil ensues when an elderly wife and mother in a small English village is revealed to have been an old flame of the Mahatma.

Retired schoolteacher Martha Houghton, mother of three, has always been rather more cosmopolitan than her good-natured working-class husband Sam, but theirs has been a happy Author: Keith Heller.

THE WOMAN WHO KNEW GANDHI Keith Heller, Author. Mariner $12 (p) ISBN Buy this book. Inspired by a line in Gandhi's. Based on an aside in Mahatma Gandhi's autobiography, in which he mentions a brief but seductive youthful flirtation with an Englishwoman, The Woman Who Knew Gandhi boldly imagines a long correspondence between a spiritual leader from the East and an ordinary woman from the West.

Injust Author: Keith Heller. The Woman Who Knew Gandhi. Written by Keith Heller Review by Claire Morris. Exploring whether love between a man and a woman can exist outside of physical intimacy, this novel imagines a lifelong relationship between a very ordinary woman –Martha – and an extraordinary man – Mahatma : Keith Heller.

Read "The Woman Who Knew Gandhi A Novel" by Keith Heller available from Rakuten Kobo. A housewife in postwar England gets a letter that upends her life in this “enormously satisfying” novel (Elizabeth Berg, Brand: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

A housewife in postwar England gets a letter that upends her life in this "enormously satisfying" novel (Elizabeth Berg, author of The Story of Arthur Truluv).

Injust after Gandhi's assassination, Martha Houghton receives a letter from the legendary man's son, who himself lies dying of tuberculosis in Bombay. Gandhi knew the British Empire very well, as is very clear from reading your book: he only returned to India when he was already 45 years old.

So he knew a lot about the way the British thought and the way the British Empire worked. The Woman Who Knew Gandhi: A Novel eBook: Heller, Keith: : Kindle Store.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Gandhi is a epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century. The film, a British-Indian co-production, was written by John Briley and produced and directed by Richard by: Ravi Shankar, George Fenton.

Gandhi’s biographer Ramchandra Guha tells ThePrint about an unexplored chapter of the great man’s life, featuring a platonic love tie.

New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi is the acknowledged star of the decades-long freedom struggle that led to Indian Independence in But in the midst of this wide and dramatic landscape of events, it is incredible that Gandhi was unafraid to explore.

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A special chapter in the book named as 'She' based on his relationship with Indira Gandhi was omitted as it sparked controversy. Mathai, who penned the chapter verbosely, uncovered the sexual.

A new book reveals Gandhi tortured himself with the young women who worshipped him, and often shared his bed Most watched News videos Welsh First Minister responds to Boris Johnson's lockdown message.

While this is not a book in the true sense of the word (it is a statement by Nathuram Godse, given in court as he stood accused of assassinating Mahatma Gandhi), it is perhaps one of the earliest documents that was banned by the government, from being published.

(The ban was lifted in /5.A concise, critical look at the Indian leader, emphasizing his striving for spiritual perfection. Unlike Joseph Lelyveld’s recent exhaustive study of Gandhi and the evolution of his ideas, Great Soul (), this work by British historian Adams (Hideous Absinthe,etc.) goes right to the essential thought of the Mahatma, despite his confounding, albeit engaging : Jad Adams.

M.O Mathai was the Private Secretary to India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. He served as Nehru’s special assistant from to But Nehru’s personal secretary got too personal with Indira Gandhi. Yes, M.O Mathai who was with Nehru, knew everything about the Nehru family, actually a bit too much.