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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At this point I could picture this as a well written Indian political soap, impossible to make now, but perhaps someday.

Read Post a comment. From then on, anyone named Gandhi is a saint and the rest are the vultures waiting to tear India to shreds. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Let’s work together to keep the conversation civil. Wow – what a story!

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Open Preview See a Problem? Sep 22, Pallabi Priyaadarshini rated it it was ok.

The book contains a good bibliography and an index. 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?

I’d recommend it to anyone who loves historical fiction as this was very well researched and cited though the author was unable to talk with any member of the family.

My guess is that Moro meant it to be exactly this: I picked this book up with great expectations, to atleast tell me some hitherto unknown facet about the life of the protagonist, but sadly the book is a huge disappointment.


This book is also not immune from the stereotypical point of view of foreign authors. She subsequently changed her mind and became President of the Congress Party. Gandhi is suing the author, Javier Moro, for defamation in writing this book; it is banned in India. Not bad at all! We will discuss it in the next meeting of my reading club.

The Red Sari

Its about here that Sonia beings to acquire a sort of divine grace, and the whole family is shown to be the best thing that ever happened, and could happen to India. Will someone educate rkjo on that? From Menaka described as loud, scheming and viscous to Morarji Desai Orthodox conservative urine-drinking Hinduno one is spared.

Naturally, I wa It is interesting to know how notoriety javisr someone instant fame while building reputation is a lifelong struggle and a matter of luck.

The title claims this to be a dramatised biography of Sonia Gandhi They fall in love and marry. But more importantly, do we care? Get to Know Us. Premio Planeta Volumen independiente Spanish Edition.

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It is Gandhi the politician that matters. The issue is that it is difficult to know if this is fact with a dose of fiction, or fiction with a dose of fact.

As i finished this book, I wondered What I enjoyed the most was reading about the history, culture and traditions of India. A fascinating tale of Sonia Gandhi – a much loved and much reviled person.

Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. After finishing this book, I really wonder what the guys who burnt copies in protest were protesting against! The dramatized storytelling keeps the reader hooked. Sep 30, Lisa B. Quotes from El sari rojo.

Nonetheless, it still remains an average read for anyone seeming to learn javidr Sonia Gandhi. A book that the Congress may have done well to ignore—it would have sunk without a trace. She is portrayed to be in mortal dread about attempts on the life of her dearest ones. Paperbackpages. Obra bien escrita, con buen pulso, que hace amena la lectura.


El sari rojo by Javier Moro

Jaiver Moro treats the character with the right amount of respect and sensitivity, neither stooping to innuendos ep appearing to jafier shamelessly fawning. It is interesting to know how notoriety gives someone instant fame while building reputation is a lifelong struggle and a matter of luck. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Enabled Amazon Best Sellers Rank: La historia de la familia Gandhi-Nehru fue descrita prolijamente. Trending Videos day workout plan for New Year that’s actually doable Pero el final de la historia, por razones obvias, es todo de ella.

What has kept India united since independence? The story about the lives of all the main subjects in the book was fascinating. 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. In between there are descriptions of – Sanjay and Menka’s callous nature and hunger for power and positionSonia’s love for household and being the ideal Indian bahuRajiv and Sanjay’s blame game Dramatised, is actually the ideal word to describe this book.