The book, 'Asa Mi Asami' is one of the most famous comedy books in Marathi literature. This book is written by P.L. Deshpande who is known as the best comedy writer in Marathi literature. The book 'Asa mi Asami' is a first person fiction narrative about a simple and average person. The writing style of P.L. Deshpande is sensational and the humor is not only deep and subtle but it is also profound and very straight forward. This book is considered as a masterpiece in comedy literature and has received humongous response from readers as well as critics. This book was published in 1964 and even after five decades of its first publication, the popularity of this book is increasing. ' Asa Mi Asami' is a must read book for readers of all age groups.
This book is an account of the life of an average and simple common man Dhondo Bhikaji Joshi, a clerk who is working for a British firm and lives a very ordinary life. This book is an interesting perspective of his life as well as the changing social conditions and values. Written in a highly influential and powerful narrative. This book makes the reader laugh at every point and page. Through this book, the author highlights the fast changes taking place in post-independence Mumbai, and the struggles of a simple man to keep pace with it.
P.L Deshpande was a multi-facet personality who was a film and stage actor, music composer, harmonium player, singer, and orator. But he is most popular as a writer and a humorist. He won several awards including the Padma Bhushan, Maharashtra Gaurawa (Bahurupi) Award, and Sahitya Akademi Award Marathi. Some of his famous books include Nasti Uthathewa, Batatayachi Chal and Golaberij.
For online buyers the book is available in paperback binding. It has an ISBN 10 number of 8174868631 and ISBN 13 number of 978-8174868633.