Subscribe for Newsletters and Discounts
Be the first to receive our thoughtfully written
religious articles and product discounts.
Your interests (Optional)
This will help us make recommendations and send discounts and sale information at times.
By registering, you may receive account related information, our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
.
By subscribing, you will receive our email newsletters and product updates, no more than twice a month. All emails will be sent by Exotic India using the email address info@exoticindia.com.

Please read our Privacy Policy for details.
|6
Sign In  |  Sign up
Your Cart (0)
Best Deals
Share our website with your friends.
Email this page to a friend
Books > Language and Literature > Children > Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II)
Subscribe to our newsletter and discounts
Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II)
Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II)
Description
Back of the Book

For decades R. K. Laxman’s cartoons featuring the trademark figure of the Common Man, and collected in several volumes of the Best of Laxman series, have proved to be endlessly popular take-offs of our public life.

There is however another half of Laxman’s oeuvre. Some of these cartoons reveal what politicians, executives and high-placed professionals might say and do in private, often behind closed doors. Others look into the future or lend a speaking voice to animals to gain a different perspective on our everyday affairs. These are worlds that event he ubiquitous Common Man is not privy to. Yet it is here that Laxman’s sense of parody and satire finds some of its finest expressions.

A selection of these rare and masterly cartoons which comment caustically on our social and political character were brought together in the first volume of Laugh with Laxman, and proved to be immensely popular. This is the second volume in the series replete with timeless gems that continue to amuse and enlighten.

 

About the Book

A book of cartoons may seem at first or even second glance, a flip-through operation. But the pleasure of Laxman lies in its repeat value. Open these books on any pages, open them anywhere, and any number of times, and you can take a smile of granted.

 

About the Author

Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman was born in Mysore in 1924. He began cartooning for the Free Press Journal, a newspaper in Bombay, in 1947, soon after he graduated from the University of Mysore. Six months later he joined the Times of India as staff cartoonist; he continues to draw for the newspaper even today.

R. K. Laxman has written and published numerous short stories, essays and travel articles, some of which have been collected in the book, The Distorted Mirror. He has also written three works of fiction, The Hotel Riviera, The Messenger and Servants of India, all of which have been published by Penguin Books. Penguin has also published several collections of Laxman’s cartoons in the series The Best of Laxman and Laugh with Laxman. The Tunnel of Time, Laxman’s autobiography, is also available from Penguin.

R. K. Laxman has won numerous awards for his cartoons, including Asia’s top journalism award, the Ramon Magsayasay Award, in 1984. The University of Marathwada and the Universtiy of Delhi have conferred honorary Doctor of Literature degrees on him. In 2005, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Vibhushan.

R. K. Laxman lives in Mumbai.

Sample Pages









Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II)

Item Code:
NAF419
Cover:
Paperback
Edition:
2002
ISBN:
9780143028680
Language:
English
Size:
7.0 inch X 5.0 inch
Pages:
198 (Throughout B/W Illustrations)
Other Details:
Weight of the Book : 120 gms
Price:
$17.00
Discounted:
$12.75   Shipping Free
You Save:
$4.25 (25%)
Add to Wishlist
Send as e-card
Send as free online greeting card
Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II)

Verify the characters on the left

From:
Edit     
You will be informed as and when your card is viewed. Please note that your card will be active in the system for 30 days.

Viewed 2683 times since 15th Mar, 2016
Back of the Book

For decades R. K. Laxman’s cartoons featuring the trademark figure of the Common Man, and collected in several volumes of the Best of Laxman series, have proved to be endlessly popular take-offs of our public life.

There is however another half of Laxman’s oeuvre. Some of these cartoons reveal what politicians, executives and high-placed professionals might say and do in private, often behind closed doors. Others look into the future or lend a speaking voice to animals to gain a different perspective on our everyday affairs. These are worlds that event he ubiquitous Common Man is not privy to. Yet it is here that Laxman’s sense of parody and satire finds some of its finest expressions.

A selection of these rare and masterly cartoons which comment caustically on our social and political character were brought together in the first volume of Laugh with Laxman, and proved to be immensely popular. This is the second volume in the series replete with timeless gems that continue to amuse and enlighten.

 

About the Book

A book of cartoons may seem at first or even second glance, a flip-through operation. But the pleasure of Laxman lies in its repeat value. Open these books on any pages, open them anywhere, and any number of times, and you can take a smile of granted.

 

About the Author

Rasipuram Krishnaswamy Laxman was born in Mysore in 1924. He began cartooning for the Free Press Journal, a newspaper in Bombay, in 1947, soon after he graduated from the University of Mysore. Six months later he joined the Times of India as staff cartoonist; he continues to draw for the newspaper even today.

R. K. Laxman has written and published numerous short stories, essays and travel articles, some of which have been collected in the book, The Distorted Mirror. He has also written three works of fiction, The Hotel Riviera, The Messenger and Servants of India, all of which have been published by Penguin Books. Penguin has also published several collections of Laxman’s cartoons in the series The Best of Laxman and Laugh with Laxman. The Tunnel of Time, Laxman’s autobiography, is also available from Penguin.

R. K. Laxman has won numerous awards for his cartoons, including Asia’s top journalism award, the Ramon Magsayasay Award, in 1984. The University of Marathwada and the Universtiy of Delhi have conferred honorary Doctor of Literature degrees on him. In 2005, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Vibhushan.

R. K. Laxman lives in Mumbai.

Sample Pages









Post a Comment
 
Post Review
Post a Query
For privacy concerns, please view our Privacy Policy
Based on your browsing history
Loading... Please wait

Items Related to Laugh with Laxman (Volume-II) (Language and Literature | Books)

Gandhi in Cartoons
Hardcover (Edition: 1999)
Navjivan Publishing House
Item Code: IDE243
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wit and Humour in Colonial North India
by
Hardcover (Edition: 2007)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAB711
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Very Best of the Common Man (Best Cartoonist of India)
by R.K. Laxman
Paperback (Edition: 2012)
Penguin Books India Pvt. Ltd.
Item Code: NAF445
$15.00$11.25
You save: $3.75 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Brushing Up the Years: A Cartoonist's History of India 1947-2004
by R. K. Laxman
Paperback (Edition: 20014)
Penguin Viking
Item Code: IDJ408
$50.00$37.50
You save: $12.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
No Prime Minister
by Sudhir Tailang
Paperback (Edition: 2009)
Wisdom Tree
Item Code: IHL572
$20.00$15.00
You save: $5.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Laugh with Laxman
by R.K. Laxman
Paperback (Edition: 1999)
Penguin Books India
Item Code: IHL356
$15.50$11.62
You save: $3.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
'Don't Spare Me Shankar'
by Jawaharlal Nehru
Hardcover (Edition: 2002)
Children's Book Trust
Item Code: IDG485
$27.50$20.62
You save: $6.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Chennai Latte: A Madras Brew
Item Code: IHL524
$15.50$11.62
You save: $3.88 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Wit and Wisdom (Pickings from The Parsee Punch)
by Mushirul Hasan
Hardcover (Edition: 2012)
Niyogi Books
Item Code: NAK038
$40.00$30.00
You save: $10.00 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
O, Kerala! (A Misguided Guide)
Item Code: NAD169
$37.50$28.12
You save: $9.38 (25%)
SOLD
Multiple City: Writings on Bangalore
by Aditi De
Paperback (Edition: 2008)
Penguin Books
Item Code: IHL340
$30.00$22.50
You save: $7.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
The Best Of Laxman (The Common Man Casts His Vote)
by R.K. Laxman
Paperback (Edition: 2005)
Penguin Books
Item Code: IDH135
$17.00$12.75
You save: $4.25 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
A PILGRIMAGE TO KASHI (BANARAS, VARANASI, KASHI)<br>(HISTORY, MYTHOLOGY AND CULTURE OF THE STRANGEST AND MOST FASCINATING CITY IN INDIA)
by Gol
Paper Back Comic Book (Edition: 1999)
Indica Books, Varanasi
Item Code: ACL86
$22.00$16.50
You save: $5.50 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
'Say Cheese!' Witty Wisdom by Swami Chinmayananda
Item Code: IDG477
$16.50$12.38
You save: $4.12 (25%)
Add to Cart
Buy Now
Testimonials
The statues arrived yesterday. They are beautiful! Thank you!
Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre, Indiana
I have purchased several items from Exotic India: Bronze and wood statues, books and apparel. I have been very pleased with all the items. Their delivery is prompt, packaging very secure and the price reasonable.
Heramba, USA
Exotic India you are great! It's my third order and i'm very pleased with you. I'm intrested in Yoga,Meditation,Vedanta ,Upanishads,so,i'm naturally happy i found many rare titles in your unique garden! Thanks!!!
Fotis, Greece
I've just received the shawl and love it already!! Thank you so much,
Ina, Germany
The books arrived today and I have to congratulate you on such a WONDERFUL packing job! I have never, ever, received such beautifully and carefully packed items from India in all my years of ordering. Each and every book arrived in perfect shape--thanks to the extreme care you all took in double-boxing them and using very strong boxes. (Oh how I wished that other businesses in India would learn to do the same! You won't believe what some items have looked like when they've arrived!) Again, thank you very much. And rest assured that I will soon order more books. And I will also let everyone that I know, at every opportunity, how great your business and service has been for me. Truly very appreciated, Namaste.
B. Werts, USA
Very good service. Very speed and fine. I recommand
Laure, France
Thank you! As always, I can count on Exotic India to find treasures not found in stores in my area.
Florence, USA
Thank you very much. It was very easy ordering from the website. I hope to do future purchases from you. Thanks again.
Santiago, USA
Thank you for great service in the past. I am a returning customer and have purchased many Puranas from your firm. Please continue the great service on this order also.
Raghavan, USA
Excellent service. I feel that there is genuine concern for the welfare of customers and there orders. Many thanks
Jones, United Kingdom
Language:
Currency:
All rights reserved. Copyright 2018 © Exotic India