A Spaniard in the Works has ratings and 59 reviews. Chris said: Being a dyed-in-the-wool original Beatlemaniac (saw them twice in Houston on my 13t. A Spaniard in the Works. by John Lennon. A Terrific opportunity to grab a signed copy of this Edition of John Lennon. Published by Jonathan Cape London. A Spaniard in the Works is a book from by John Lennon. The book consists of nonsensical stories and drawings similar to the style of his previous book.

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Callaghan Books South Published: Online bidding for this work ended on June 14, at 1: The first American edition. Bingo Spanirad 2 Published: Publisher’s glazed photographic boards cover shot and design by Robert Freeman. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You Think You Know the Beatles?

Oct 24, Billy rated it it was jjohn Recommends it for: Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand Signed and numbered on verso each Printed later. This is more ridiculous and nonsensical than In His Own Write. It was definitely more mature this time around but still terribly funny. In any case, Wogks had a lot of the stories in the book bottled up in my system and it did me good to get rid of them — ‘better out than in.

Chapter 1 Books Published: Hardcover95 pages. May 22, Ryan rated it liked it. Description John Lennon enlisted Robert Freeman to design the covers for his first two published collections of writing.

The Book Escape Published: Disengaging himself from the music business in to devote time to his family, Lennon reemerged in October with a new single and a comeback album, Double Fantasy, but was murdered weeks after their release on the sidewalk outside his home in the Dakota.


Then suddy on a little twig I thought I see a sight, A tiny little tiny pig, that sing with all it’s might. Rubbing and wear to lightly toned, corners lightly exposed; interior is clean and tight.

Made me fall in love once again, weird little characters with huge complicated stories that reminded me of people in real life and I loved this one too, thing that didnt happen with In his own write language so changed and adepted which made it really hard to understand and given that the books are nonsense already, hard and almost impossible to keep up with This one though ia genius, just like skywrting by word o mouth, the poems are extraordinary and a little macabre, funny and entertaining.

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Now I may be very positive — yes, yes — but I also go through deep depressions where I would like to jump out the jon, you know. All the same, it’s the work of an unschooled, immature poet [sigh, that should stir the pot] with a tart sense of humor.

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Mar 19, Garrett Zecker rated it it was ok. It becomes easier to deal with as I get older; I don’t know whether you learn control or, when you grow up, on calm down a little. Jul 01, James added it. Too many years have rolled by, too few brain cells remaining, memory banks overdrawn.

Yeaye, but Workw am sorly troubled sometimes when thy larfter causes sitch tribulation and embarresment amongst my family and elders.

Born and raised in Liverpool, Lennon became involved in the skiffle craze as a teenager, his first band, The Quarrymen, evolving into The Beatles in His prose writing flitters along the surface of things only, and it is funny and vivid and pacy, but it never slows or comes down through the gears sufficiently to allow moments of tenderness, sadness, love, anger, bitterness, or rancour, all the sweet and thorny emotions he routinely sprang in his brilliant and nerveless s Occasional flashes of brilliance, but a whole kohn gobbled-gook.


I keep them both behind glass. Some hohn witty and cute, others mysterious and sometimes dark, but all of the work within is pretty darn creative. A Spaniard in the Works John Lennon Robert Freeman also created four ground-breaking LP covers for the Beatles: Proof copy of johb first edition, wrks impression. Then s Absurdist writings at its best.

The doggerel poetry is cute but the prose is just silly, even allowing for the fact that being silly is the whole point. Extremities slightly bumped, else Fine. And yes, I deem this book absurd, ridiculous, and nonsensical, yet, it is Absurd. Very Good – Edition: Follow Us Learn more about our auctions, discover new artists.

A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon – Canongate Books

Without dustjacket, as issued. Want to Read saving…. A Spaniard in the Works gave me another personal boost. He was a good man. One of the weirdests books I’ve read, but definitely the most amusing and funniest!! Lists with This Book. I’ve always liked it, and it was a big early influence on my own thinking at a critical time of my childhood.

Scratch on the front board. A VERY hard to find book in this format, in this condition, anywhere. Apr 09, MsFolio rated it really liked it.