Gandhi - Part 2: Chapters 24, 25 and 26 Summary & Analysis

Louis Fischer
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Part 2: Chapters 24, 25 and 26 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 24: My Week with Gandhi

The author of the book, Louis Fischer, visits Gandhi in his ashram and stays for four days. He is amazed at Gandhi's fitness. His skin seems younger than his 73 years. His legs are strong and his chest is muscular. His age is seen in his face, a face Fischer describes as ugly in repose. His eyes are soft and kind but his wide nose almost covers his upper lip. He has false teeth but only wears them to eat.

Gandhi lives in the ashram with his wife and several dozen ashramites. Gandhi and his followers are still most concerned about India's independence from England. Gandhi is considering another civil disobedience that he calls, "Quit India." Nehru visits one day and argues against another civil disobedience. But Gandhi stubbornly holds his view. By...

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