The Red Sari (El sari rojo), which is a dramatized version of Sonia Gandhi’s life, ran into some controversy in India. Javier Moro’s Spanish and Italian publishers. Javier Moro. Synopsis: In Sonia Maino, a 19 year old Italian student, meets a young Indian man named Rajiv Gandhi. She is the daughter of a humble. En , Sonia Maino, una estudiante italiana de 19 años, conoce en Cambridge a un joven indio llamado Rajiv Gandhi. Ella es hija de una familia humilde de.

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While I have read other books on Sonia Gandhi and the rest of the familyI would rate this as being noro the best. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. With the goal of independence through non-violence, the family firmly believes in the three pillars of India — “democracy, secularism and the rule sadi law.

Her time spent in delhi during her initial days makes one feel nostalgic. For Indians, most of the story is well-known.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The author manages to sugar coat Indira’s worst years Emergency, Operation Blue Star and the subsequent riots of are quickly swept under the carpet.

On a personal front too, the author manages to give us a detailed insight on the rise of Sanjay Gandhi and India’s weakness for her much maligned son. But more importantly, do we care? El pie de Jaipur Spanish Edition. Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil. Javier Moro takes you through tradition, food, spices, smell, religion, clothing of a fascinating country, together with tales of a powerful Indian family.

I award this book 5 stars. I always was keen to understand about the tough life Sonia Gandhi had to lead and this book gives a good sense of that.


I would definitely recommend the book for reading, albeit with a warning, “reading biographies is an acquired taste”. After finishing this book, I really wonder what the guys who burnt copies in protest were protesting against! How she was then asked to beco An absolutely brilliant book to read about Sonia Nehru-Gandhi and the loss of her beloved husband Rajiv who was the Prime Minister of India and how his name was on the list of a dozen terrorists, how after the loss of him she had to deal with the pomp and circumstance that befits a Prime minister, takes you back to her lifetime when she met Rajiv, how she herself was a catholic italian and changed her religion for both him and the people of India who respected her.

Me engancho desde el principio, pero hay momentos en que se hace un poco pesado.

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A fascinating tale of Sonia Gandhi – a much loved and much reviled person. In between there are descriptions of – Sanjay and Menka’s callous nature and hunger for power and positionSonia’s love for household jzvier being the ideal Indian bahuRajiv and Sanjay’s blame game Dramatised, is actually the ideal word to describe this book. I must confess that I am not really very familiar with the concept of ‘fictional biography’, but if it is a genre which over simplifies historical events jzvier the extent of providing an alternate narrative which is overly kind to the so called ‘first family’, I dont think it is something I can appreciate well.

rl Renunciation is a virtue and it is infinitely so, when what you are renouncing is the most sought after position in a country. The author reserves nearly all of his venom for the Hindus, and soon goes from labelling RSS as extremist Hindus to all Hindus as extremists and vile. Most of the other politicians mostly seemed clueless when it came mori governing India.

But one argument is definitely proven, Indians are far less xenophobic than enlightened European States, can any Indian married to Italian become the scion of a political party in Italy for instance?


She married Rajiv, came to India and lived in the extended family of Indira Gandhi Prime Minister and had two children. The Red Sari is quite detailed in its way of narration, with intense descriptive paragraphs.

Lost in translation In India Javier Moro has two claims to fame.

The election results were deemed to be a verdict more on the incompetence of the son, rather than the mother herself. Aug 27, Silvia Larrauri rated it really liked it. More on that later.

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Will someone educate me on that? Apr 12, Maite Martin rated it really liked it. The issue is that it is difficult to know if this is joro with a dose of fiction, or fiction with a dose of fact. Wow – what a story! Aug 28, Carmenza Uribe rated it it was amazing Shelves: Second, he is the author of The Red Sari the original, El Sari Rojowas in Spanish —the book that the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance banned in its wisdom; the party perceived parts of it to be offensive to its moo, Sonia Gandhi.

Raramente leggo biografie, ma questa mi ha aperto un mondo.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Important events in their lives which the author chose to skip. Roli Books, pages, Rs. No trivia or quizzes yet. The book is recommended. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. All Comments Your Activity. But the launch is ill-timed, with the Congress witnessing monumental lows in the general election and the state elections that have followed.