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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This copy of A Spaniard in the Works. Dec 28, Nicole rated it it was ok. Robert Freeman also created four ground-breaking LP covers for the Beatles: Unfortunately, in ASITW, the English language becomes so distorted that many stories are hard, if not impossible to read.

This kind of 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 John Lennon’s nonsense is usually entertaining and often hilarious – occasionally it is crude and bigoted, sometimes it is incomprehensible. A square lennob tight copy. Open Preview See a Problem?

Illustrated by John Lennon. Puzzly puzzle, wonder why, I hear but have no choice. It might just be a personal preference but I liked that “In His Own Write” had a lot of quick and short poems and stories that didn’t take long to read.

Follow Us Learn more about our auctions, discover new artists. Some scuffing to bds. I first read Lennon’s books not spwniard after his death.

A Spaniard In the Works

And yes, I deem this book absurd, ridiculous, and nonsensical, yet, it is Absurd. Jan 30, Gary rated it it was ok.


OK, it didn’t do as well as the first, but then what follow-up book ever does? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

A Spaniard In the Works by Lennon, John

Some light patchy soiling to interior. In addition, although this isn’t a first printing, I am leaning toward the American edition being the true first, for whatever that is worth. I’m looking up and at the sky, to find such wonderous voice. Circus-Krone-Bau, Munich, Germany Aside from a touch of wworks at the spine ends, fine. Some inevitable bubbling to the lamination along the joints, very bright inside and out, a near exemplary copy, near fine. Our books are carefully described and packaged in boxes not envelopes.

Owner’s johhn to endpaper. I have no idea whether Lennon decided to publish in a way of mocking literature or if he was truly expressing himself through this writing. I’ve loved john Lennon since I was in first grade, but even spaniarr I liked this much more than In His own Write, I jkhn the song Across the universe is hte than this book. Whatever the case may be, this was a fun read. Then suddy on a little twig I thought I see a sight, A tiny little tiny pig, that sing with all it’s might. Anyway, I was fat and depressed and I was crying out for help.

I giggle, – well I may, To my surprise the lady, got up – and flew away. The book went through four impressions and soldcopies within three months, fewer than Lennon’s debut In His Own Write. Share on Twitter Share on Facebook.

The page book sold for 10 shillings and sixpence, and contained 18 stories and numerous illustrations by Lennon.

50 Years Ago: John Lennon Publishes Second Book, ‘A Spaniard in the Works’

Wear along the edges, some outer hinge splits, name on flyleaf, else very good, very good internally. An excellent near fine copy, the binding square and firm with some rubbing of the laminate at the spine extremities.


A collection of writings, full of Lennon’s own quirky drawings. And yes, I deem this book absurd, ridiculous, and nonsensical, yet, it is somehow so amusing that I gave it 3 stars. A Spaniard in the Works. All You Need Is Love Bingo Books 2 Published: Goo boy, Waggie tail and beg, Clever Nigel, jump for joy Because we’re putting you to sleep at three of the clock, Nigel.

I’ve heard many people talk about this book, it’s even shown in the Beatle movie Help.

Sppaniard, I wonder if the whole collection of stories and poems is John just mocking what is considered “literary. I am looking forward to finding and reading a copy of In His Own Write.

Mar 19, Garrett Zecker rated it it was ok. May 11, DeAnna Rigney lennin it really liked it. As with In His Own Writethis is more interesting for who wrote it woorks for its contents.

I must have been the only one in the country, though: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Being ib dyed-in-the-wool original Beatlemaniac saw them twice in Houston on my 13th birthday inthe day I died and went to heaven on a screaming cloudI bought this book when it was published.

The Online Auction House. Some are good like No Flies on Frank. Here are contact sheet-style arrangements of the two cover photos Freeman provided for Lennon’s books. Visit the Beatles history section.

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