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Gandhi, By Jad Adams, Quercus, €11.35

16th April, 2011

’Tis the season for unmasking the men behind the legends. David James Smith’s Young Mandela – which recounts the darker details of the South African’s early life – has been released recently and, here, historian Jad Adams gives similar treatment to Indian leader Gandhi, stripping away overblown fallacies and presenting the reader with a more rounded examination of what this household name was really like.

He will always be known...

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