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    he Very Best Of The Common Man is a compilation of some of the most memorable cartoons featuring cartoonist R. K. Laxman's inimitable creation, the character known as The Common Man.

    The Very Best Of The Common Man is a tribute to one of India's best-loved cartoonists, R. K. Laxman. It presents a collection of some of Laxman's cartoons based on The Common Man, a character that appeared in Laxman's daily cartoon strip (titled You Said It) for the Times of India publication. The Common Man, an average man representing the hopes and fears of the masses in India, remains one of the best characters in the history of Indian cartooning and illustration. He is depicted as a silent witness to all the socio-political happenings that are presented in the cartoons. Through the Common Man cartoons, Laxman explores every aspect of living in contemporary India. From political instability to economic crises, from the deeply entrenched corruption to the woes of householders, Laxman portrays exactly what it means to live and experience the real India. The book presents some of the best cartoons featuring The Common Man in all his mute glory. This edition of The Very Best Of The Common Man was published in 2012 by Penguin India. read less...

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    ISBN-13 9780143418719
    Publisher Penguin Books India Pvt Ltd
    Imprint Penguin Books India
    Number of Pages 216
    Publication Date 24052012
    Language English
    Binding Paperback

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