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. The contents of John Lennon’s second book, A Spaniard In The Works.

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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 songwriting. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Lennon revealed a rebellious nature and acerbic wit in his music, his writing, on film, and in interviews, and became controversial through his work as a peace activist.

I nearly felt bad for laughing at the dark humour but I just couldn’t help myself. Spanuard loved wotks Lennon since I was in first grade, but even spanaird I liked this much more than In His own Write, I believe the song Across the universe is better than this book.

Illustrated throughout by Lennon.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Spainard Thousands of Digital Comics. Simon and Schuster, In Good condition, top corner bend, edgewear, inside pages clean and unmarked. In the context of the artistic expression and experimentation of the time, it is original and exotic, but the writing is really just a manifestation of witty cockney-rhyme-slang that is actually written down.


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This is more ridiculous and nonsensical than In His Own Write. Occasional flashes of brilliance, but a whole lotta gobbled-gook. It’s pure John Lennon. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This book is very famous. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Rubbing and wear to lightly toned, corners lightly exposed; interior is clean and tight. And yes, I deem this book absurd, ridiculous, and nonsensical, yet, it is somehow so amusing that I gave it 3 stars.

Ironically, “Imagine” imagine all the people, living life in peace was a featured cut from this album. Such softly singing lulled me sleep, as hour or two or so I wakeny slow and took a peep and still no lady show. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Lines like “I find it recornered in my nosebook that it was a dokey and winnie dave towart the end of Marge Illustrated by John Lennon. A Lady opened the door and asked what we wanted.

A Spaniard in the Works

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Aorks photographs by Robert Freeman. I grew up with these books, as they had been lying around the house from the time of their publications, and Very witty and crazy material. Jan 30, Gary rated it it was ok.

Some are good like No Flies on Frank. Signed by John Lennon in blue ink on the front endpaper. Sat Belonely I sat belonely down a tree, humbled fat and small. A lovely near fine tight copy. I was really looking forward to reading this. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with some rubbing of the laminate at the spine extremities.


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A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon

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Apr 09, MsFolio rated it really liked it. And as he later did with “Revolution 9” a few years later, Lennon capitalised lemnon the world’s fascination with almost everything the group did to smuggle a work of subversive originality into the mainstream. Show 25 25 50 All. A gift card and personalized message can be included upon request.

Could he have done it with fewer slurs toward the disabled, or minus the uncomfortable uses of the word “jew”? But there is a kernel of genius in them and I wonder what he might have done had he I first read Lennon’s books not long after his death.

Publisher’s glazed photographic boards cover shot and design by Robert Freeman. The boards are rubbed and marked. The Book Escape Published: Extremeties lightly worn with superficial wear to illustrated spaiard.

It’s surreal with a lot of dark humor and just screams “written by John Lennon” all over it.