ADD INK

Cartoon Chronicles of Life in Hong Kong
by Harry Harrison

HK$280.00
Cart

WHAT'S INSIDE

Overview

  • For many of us in Hong Kong, the daily Harry's View cartoon in the South China Morning Post perfectly illustrates all the foibles, quirks, irritations and contradictions in this city. Harry Harrison never fails to further break down the burning issues, or to skewer those in the news, in cartoons that come to life through a Western pen and Chinese calligraphy ink. For more than two decades, his art has been a staple that Post readers have come to admire and appreciate, with its signature wry humour that entertains, informs and even educates.
  • A keen observer of Hong Kong's streets, Harry enjoys taking the mickey out of everything – both in person and through his craft – and hopes his cartoons can offer much-needed cheer and an escape from the now much bleaker tone of life in a city buffeted by global political storms and wrestling with complex issues of identity and stability, not to mention economic uncertainties and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. He believes humour can help ease many of the tensions in society.
  • This selection covers some of the most impactful events over the last five years. It is a world framed through Harry's eyes, but designed to put a smile on your face. Welcome to Harry's View.

"Harry Harrison is just what all political cartoonists aspire to be: he's fearless, he's funny and he knows that of which he draws and lampoons."

Matt Wuerker

Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist
POLITICO

"News about Hong Kong can feel a bit abstract for those living outside the territory. Reading Harry Harrison's cartoons can make that distance feel less pronounced – like hearing from an old friend intimately familiar with the place, telling of its troubles and controversies in a voice filled with warmth and gentle humour."

Sonny Liew

Author and illustrator of the multiple Eisner Award-winning graphic novel,
The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye

Harry Harrison personifies editorial cartooning at its best: graphic mastery, pointed humour, and a political sense that hits right on target. His cartoon collection is a delight

Patrick Chappatte

Editorial cartoonist, formerly with The New York Times

Product details

Paperback: 328 pages
Publisher: South China Morning Post Publishers Limited
Language: English
ISBN: 978-9628148257

Remarks

Free delivery to Hong Kong, except Outlying Islands and Tung Chung, where additional fees may apply. International shipping rates vary. Please contact our Customer Service Team.

Order confirmation and delivery arrangement will be sent by our Customer Service Team.

Please allow for 10 - 15 business days for local delivery. International orders and delivery schedules cannot be guaranteed.

SCMP make every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors, features, specifications, and details of the products available on the Site. However, SCMP do not guarantee that the colors, features, specifications, and details of the products will be accurate, complete, reliable, current, or free of other errors, and your electronic display may not accurately reflect the actual colors and details of the products. All products are subject to availability, and SCMP cannot guarantee that items will be in stock. SCMP reserve the right to discontinue any products at any time for any reason. Prices for all products are subject to change.

For enquires, please contact us by email: ordersupport@scmp.com

South China Morning Post Publishers Limited
19/F Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong.
Email: ordersupport@scmp.com

Copyright © 2021. South China Morning Post Publishers Ltd. All Rights Reserved.