The Very Best of the Common Man

From financial crises to the woes of householders, from political instability to rampant corruption, Laxman s Common Man cartoons capture the entire gamut of contemporary Indian experience. This special collection featuring the hundred most memorable Common Man cartoons of all time is a tribute to India s best-loved cartoonist and one of the most striking voices commenting on Indian socio-political life

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By Darshana (India) · ★★★★☆ · May 07, 2014
this was my first read of a cartoonist's book. it was a wonderful experience. the cartoons were so specific and natural that it strikes a chord with the reader. the cartoons were based on the common problems we face living in a developing country like India. this was beautifully captured with the... ...more
By Rajat (Delhi, India) · ★★★★★ · May 22, 2014
The best cartoonist of our country, best of his work and then this comes, the very best of the best cartoonist. How can one rate it less than the best of the rating!
Pure humor, amazing creativity and wonderful satire! Need one have to say more? ...more
By Rkumar (New Delhi, 07, India) · ★★★★☆ · January 17, 2015
This book is a masterpiece from a master cartoonist,R K Laxman. These.These cartoons make you cry, laugh and above all,see the irony of common man's life.The villains as projected by Laxman are rising costs,inflation,poor managerial practices,poverty,long pending political issues,unscrupulous pol... ...more
By Rakanjana (Calcutta, India) · ★★★★★ · December 05, 2012
its laxman. its cartoon. it cannot be anything else but pure art n humor!a collectible ...more
By Rakesh (India) · ★★★★★ · March 15, 2015
All political cartoons still very much relevant! lovely portrayal of the mute common man. ...more
By Karthik (Madras, 25, India) · ★★★★★ · April 01, 2014
Brilliant cartoons! excellent lines with a dose of subtle political humor! ...more
By Aseem (gzb, up, India) · ★★★★★ · March 26, 2014
Can summarize in one word..timeless!! ...more
By Nadeem (Bangalore, 19, India) · ★★★★☆ · October 01, 2012

This books is collection of all the common man cartoons :) it reminds you of each of those mornings when you use to turn the pages to find a corner by RK Lakshman .. And which use to bring a smile on those faces with a cartoons of suffering common man ... Its a collection .. And must to have one ...more
By Videet (Ponda, Goa, India) · ★★★★★ · October 23, 2013
The Very Best of R K Laxman. Awesome book nice humour. Political satire at its best. ...more
By Ashish Kumar (Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India) · ★★★★★ · November 18, 2012
Excellent caricatures! Loved this book :) ...more