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Mira And The Mahatma (Delhi:Viking-Penguin,2004)

Spanish translation, Mira y el Mahatma (Barcelona:Circe, 2006)

German translation Die Frau, die Gandhi liebte (Munich:Beck Verlag,2005)

Hindi translation Mira aur Mahatma (Delhi:Rajkamal, 2005)

French translation Mira et le Mahatma (Paris:du Seuil, 2006)

Italian translation Mira e il Mahatma (Milan: Neri Pozza, 2005)

Korean translation (Seoul: Moonhak Soochup, 2006)

Indonesian translation Gandhi Cintaku (Bandung: Mizan Pustaka, 2005)

Marathi translation Meera ani Mahatma(Pune: Rajhans Prakashan,2007)

Malyalam translation Meerayum Mahatmvum (Kottayam: DC Books, 2008)

Portugese translation, Mira e o Mahatma (Rio de Janeiro:Relume, 2005)

Turkish translation Gandi ve Mira(Istanbul: Kaknus, 2010)

From Reviews

Perhaps the most passionate of platonic love relationships of all times.
Neue Zuricher Zeitung, Zurich

This heroic master became at the same time a political myth, a spiritual icon and a real man, an astonishing mix of fragility and determination, greatness and oddness…It is this intimate Gandhi…which sets the scene for this magnificent work by Sudhir Kakar, one of the principle figures in contemporary Indian thought and… a novelist of repute.
Le Monde, Paris

…a love story, made all the more poignant by the agony it caused both…Kakar’s Gandhi is supremely relevant for today.
Mark Tully in Outlook

Mira and the Mahatma is his best book. It makes one fall in love with Bapu.
Khushwant Singh in The Tribune

Skilful manipulation of time enables Sudhir Kakar to reclaim a space between history and imagination…beautifully written novel.
The Telegraph

…a brilliantly woven narrative, with facts as the warp and imagination as the weft… Kakar’s is a marvellous effort to peel away the layers surrounding Gandhi.
The Hindu

…not only brilliantly researched but also grippingly narrated. With his third novel, he has established a unique niche for himself in the world of Indian English fiction.
India Today

…a sublime, sensual portrait of the Mahatma
Hindustan Times

…Kakar weaves a vivid portrait of those extraordinary years in India’s history…a must for all those fascinated by the freedom movement and its moral underpinnings.
Business Standard