There is no one in India who doesn't know the Mahatma. But how does a common man become a Mahatma? In that context Gandhiji is truly unknown to us. Among the people fortunate enough to have lived with the Mahatma is Narayanbhai Desai - the son of Gandhiji's secretary Mahadeobhai Desai. Narayanbhai Desai has been closely associated with Gandhiji and his account of the unknown details of Gandhiji's life make up this book.