John Lennon was, of course, an amazing musician and songwriter, but these books show that he was tremendously talented as an author, too. I read this entire compilation (which includes both “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works”) in one sitting, I enjoyed it so much!
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John Lennon’s “In His Own Write” and “A Spaniard in the Works,” collected in one 1965 paper back. Doggerel and illustrations by “the writing Beatle.” Shows mild age but in good shape.
A Spaniard in the Works. In His Own Write is a nonsensical book by John Lennon first published on 23 March 1964. It consists of short stories and poems, and line drawings, often surreal in nature. The book was the first solo project by one of the members of the Beatles in any creative medium. It was followed in 1965 by A Spaniard in the Works.
Author: John Lennon
Just a warning don’t try making sense of this book it will just give you a headache just read it for kicks. To quote dear Mr.Lennon “this correction of short writty is the most wonderfoul larf I’ve ever ready.” Stories and Poems from IN HIS OWN WRITE
— John Lennon, March 1964 ‘At Woolton Village fete I met him. I was a fat schoolboy and, as he leaned an arm on my shoulder, I realised that he was drunk. We were twelve then, but, in spite of his sideboards, we went on to become teenage pals.
In His Own Write (John Lennon) I was bored on the 9th of Octover 1940 when, I believe, the Nasties were still booming us led by Madolf Heatlump (who only had one). Anyway they didn’t get me. I attended to varicous schools in Liddypol. And still didn’t pass — much to my Aunties supplies. As a member of the most publified Beatles my (P, G,
John Lennon’s In His Own Write is published. To promote the book, Lennon appeared on the live BBC TV programme Tonight between 7pm and 7.35pm. Filming took place at the BBC’s Lime Grove Studios in London, which were used by the corporation from 1949 to 1991. Lennon was interviewed by Kenneth Allsop for four minutes,
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Among them, unbeknownst to many, was beloved Beatle John Lennon. In His Own Write & A Spaniard in the Works (public library), released to commemorate Lennon’s 70th birthday with introductions by Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono, collects his offbeat poetry and prose along with his charming drawings.
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In His Own Write is John Lennon’s literary debut, a book of stories, drawings and poems that was first published in 1964 to great critical acclaim and became a phenomenon, selling over 600,000 copies in the UK alone and revealing a hitherto unseen side to Lennon’s artistic output and talent.
A Spaniard in the Works is a book by John Lennon, first published on 24 June 1965. The book consists of nonsensical stories and drawings similar to the style of his previous book, 1964’s In His Own Write. The name is a pun on the expression “a spanner in the works”. 1 1997 CD release 1.1 Track listing.
Author: John Lennon