The definitive and first non-partisan biography of one of the vital formidable political figures of the 20th century (voted Lady of the Millennium in a BBC ballot, 2000)
Indira Gandhi’s life, from her start in 1917, by means of partition and as much as her assassination in 1984, was dominated by the politics of her nation. All the time straight concerned in India’s turbulent twentieth-century historical past, as soon as she accepted the mantle of energy, she turned one of many world’s strongest and important ladies. This biography, the primary to be written by an unpartisan, Western lady, will concentrate on Gandhi’s position as a feminine chief of males in one of the vital chauvinistic, complicated and politicised cultures on this planet.
Complete, but additionally private, Frank’s biography will take care of energy and the way this usually remoted lady dealt with it, alongside her household and her emotional life. It will likely be the definitive guide on certainly one of this century’s strongest and necessary ladies.