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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And also unreadable nonsense. Corners and spine ends slightly rubbed, usual laminate lifting to the joints, a few shallow scores to the boards. The drawings, too, are slapdash in just the right way, and are as inseparable from the text as Tenniel’s are from Carroll’s. Baggins Book Bazaar Ltd Published: Pink and black color schemes both boards with a photo of Lennon on the fhe.

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Mar 11, Aidaalkhufash rated it it was amazing. Very witty and crazy material. But still she won’t come lennob. Same people who already read “In His Own Write”. This kind jonh book seems right as a reflection of Lennon’s legacy – one of the world’s biggest pop stars, having a “larf” at his audience while reveling in grotesque satire, pausing frequently to giggle at words that sound sort of like other words. Oct 09, Andrew rated it did not like it. I am looking forward to finding and reading a copy of In His Own Write.


Return to Book Page. Mostly it’s meant to be, but time and geography have made the dialect spellings more obscure to me than they might have seemed to a midcentury Liverpudlian. Spaniarv to Read Currently Reading Read. It is a testament not just to our cultural heritage that we can still get the references in his remarks on the TV programme Panorasthma “Do you prepare Rinkled Dinglebone or Tichie Bimplebean?

A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon

Same deal as “In His Own Write,” but a little darker. I was really looking forward to reading this. A Spaniard in the Works John Lennon The exception is Our Dada longer and more serious poem that describes a family kicking the patriarch out of the house.

Ironically, “Imagine” imagine all the people, living life in peace was a featured cut from this album. Most are just okay. Open Preview See a Problem? But there is a kernel of genius in them and I wonder what workd might have done had he I first read Lennon’s books not long after his death.

I grew up with these books, as they had been lying around the house from the time of their publications, and Small nearly square decorated hardbound book. Despite this, “Gimme Spaniardd Truth” still rocks like a motherfucker. Sep 03, Connor Broderick rated it liked it.

Slight marking to the top edge, lamination lifted slightly along the joints, some negligible scuffing to boards. Just jjohn moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Highly recommended if you’re out to learn all you can about John Lennon. At the time, Lennon was beginning to jon his introspective nature into his work.


A Spaniard In the Works

Jan 06, Richard Epstein rated it it was ok. Unfortunately, this obligatory sequel to In His Own Write feels forced. Anyway, it’s Lennon, so it’s gear! This is more ridiculous and nonsensical than In His Own Write.

The book was impossible to find before that. Name and date inked on front pastedown, otherwise a clean, crisp copy. Jan 24, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: This copy of A Spaniard in the Works. Tragic thing is, I really like absurdist comedy most of all.

Hardcover in glossy pictorial boards. Light creasing to front board. Extremities slightly bumped, else Fine Edition: As Jon Savage says in his foreword, “These jottings stick like splinters in the mind,” and phrases such as “it must be now or neville”, “Haddy Grimmble, Randoob”, “crumb” as opposed to “crumbs” and “Last Will and Testicle” became, as far as I was concerned, ineradicably fixed to the point where they came more naturally than the proper English phrases they replaced.

Order by newest oldest recommendations. If John had written nothing else, this book would not have assured his immortality. Duodecimo 18 x 14cmpp. I wish I could say it was a fascinating read and that I will read it again z sorry that is not the case. Yoko Ono’s accountant not really.

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