Spaniard in Works

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Following the incredible success of his first book, In His Own Write, John Lennon's second collection of stories, drawings and poems is just as witty, whimsical and wonderful Spaniard in Works book his debut.

First published in it is now back in print, looking just as it did when it first appeared half a century ago. CONTENTS. A Spaniard in the Works The Fat Cited by: 4. A SPANIARD IN THE WORKS is also notable for the cameo appearance it makes in the Beatles film "Help!" It's the book Lennon pulls from the bookshelf and kisses repeatedly in his hole-in-the-floor bedroom, as Paul See my review of Lennon's IN HIS OWN WRITE, which includes insights on this title/5.

About this Item: Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The first American edition (later editions are notes, so the compiler assumes this is the first), designed by Robert Freeman with a cover photo of John; poetry, silly stories and art by John Lennon in various colors; Spaniard in Works book copy is printed upside down, which makes for a very unusual variant; it.

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In order to understand The Beatles better, I think John's writing is a must read for any serious Beatle fan. The contents of John Lennon's second book, A Spaniard In The Works, is presented here for educational/research purposes only.

Try to read between the lines. John was a fascinating person, and I so miss his wit and views on the world. During the time he wrote "In His Own Write" in he was thrust into the heat of Beatlemania and world fame. Along with that came a huge weight on his shoulders.

His books and his music were ways to release some of that weight and provide a little enjoyment for the people around him. This book is made to be funny and hard to by: 5. His love of wordplay and nonsense with a twist found a wider audience when he was 24 with the publication of his first book, In His Own Write () which, in combination with A Spaniard in the Works, later formed the basis of the stage play The John Lennon Play: In His Own Write, co-adapted by Victor Spinetti and Adrienne Kennedy.

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, 's In His Own Write. The name refers to a pun on the term "A spanner in the works" (analogous to the American English expression, "throw a monkey wrench", a spanner being British.

— John Lennon, A Spaniard in the Works, pg. 40 T he book reminds of a similar literary experiment by Bob Dylan, titled Tarantula, which was written around and released in The Spaniard In The Works 'She's talking to that mirror again, farther?' says Misst Craddock.

Father Cradock turns round slowly from the book he is eating and explains that it is just a face she is going through and they're all the same at that age. What is your opinion of John Lennon's second book, “A Spaniard In The Works”, and how does it compare to his first book, "In His Own Write".

I was part of the very first wave of Beatlemania; anything “John” was excellent as far as I was concerned. Following the incredible success of his first book, In His Own Write, John Lennon's second collection of stories, drawings and poems is just as witty, whimsical and wonderful as his debut.

First published in it is now back in print, looking just as it did when it first appeared half a century ago. CONTENTS A Spaniard in the Works The Fat /5(2). It is “The Penguin John Lennon”, a paperback (or soft cover) which gathers together in one volume John Lennon‘s two humorous prose works “John Lennon In His Own Write” (from ), and “A Spaniard in the Works” (from ), plus some great original line drawings by John.

I believe this edition above (with this cover by David Nutter) came out inbut “The Penguin John. View this item and discover similar for sale at 1stdibs - First edition, published by Jonathan Cape, London, Following the success of his first book, 'In His Own Write', John Lennon's second collection of John Lennon “A Spaniard In The Works” Book 1st Edition, Brand: John Lennon 2.

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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. The book was the first solo project by one of the members of the Beatles in any creative medium.

It was followed in by A Spaniard in the Works. Background. In His Own Write was Lennon's first book, and was originally published in March by Simon & Schuster Author: John Lennon. The book was called A Spaniard in the Works British publication was on J coincidently just after a Beatles European tour that included shows in two Spanish bullrings.

To promote the book, John made the rounds of highbrow arts programs, both radio and television, often reading extracts as well as answering questions. John Lennon’s second book, A Spaniard In The Works, was published on this day by Jonathan Cape. The page book sold for 10 shillings and sixpence, and contained 18 stories and numerous illustrations by Lennon.

It was designed by Robert Freeman, who took the cover photographs for With The Beatles, Beatles For Sale, Help. and Rubber Soul. Published in while still in The Beatles, Lennon made the reader work to understand this Lewis Caroll-esque book filled with bizarre imagery, creative misspellings, and many meanings.

He later released A Spaniard in the Works, which is also a pun. ‘I wrote A Spaniard in the Works with a bottle of Johnny Walker. That’s why I didn’t write any more.

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Because I thought if it takes a bottle for Johnny Walker every night ­- not a whole bottle, I mean, but having a bottle to loosen up, then it’s not working like it did before.’. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lennon, John, Spaniard in the works. Cutchogue, NY: Buccaneer Books, © (OCoLC)   A Spaniard in the Works by Johh Lennon A Spaniard in the Works by Johh Lennon PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad John Lennon's second book of poems, short stories and drawings.

Great for collectors but also a good read. From reader reviews: Margaretta Lee: Here thing why this A Spaniard in the Works are different and dependable to be yours. Following the incredible success of his first book, In His Own Write, John Lennon's second collection of stories, drawings and poems is just as witty, whimsical and wonderful as his debut.

First published in it is now back in print, looking just as it did when it first appeared half a century ago. CONTENTS. A Spaniard in the Works The Fat Pages: Review: A Spaniard in the Works User Review - James - Goodreads. I was initially enjoying the Joycean wordplay, but after dozens of pages of it, with no relief, it gets quite tiresome.

The cartoons are silly and might be of interest. Read full review3/5(4). A Spaniard in the Works by John Lennon,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

A Spaniard in the Works: John Lennon: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K). This is the re-publication John Lennon's second book, "A Spaniard In The Works" ().

It's a very short book, of some 90 pages of text and illustrations. If you're a fan of Lennon, but haven't read this material, then I highly recommend the book - as well his earlier In His Own Write. Additionally, there's Skywriting By Word of Mouth/5(42).

Book review: ‘In His Own Write’ and ‘A Spaniard in the Works’ by John Lennon By David L. Ulin Oct. 8, A UK 1st edition hardback copy of John Lennon’s book ‘A Spaniard In The Works’ that has been signed on the flyleaf by John Lennon in black felt tipped pen.

John has added the inscription ‘To Victoria, Steven, Joanne and Charlotte’ above his name and a kiss symbol ‘x’ below Rating: % positive. This is the re-publication John Lennon's second book, "A Spaniard In The Works" (). It's a very short book, of some 90 pages of text and illustrations.

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If you're a fan of Lennon, but haven't read this material, then I highly recommend the book - as well his earlier In His Own Write. Additionally, there's Skywriting By Word of Mouth/5(44). "A Spaniard in the Works gave me another personal boost.

Ok, it didn’t do as well as the first, but then what follow-up book ever does. In any case, I 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’. First edition first impression from in near fine condition, there is some minor rippling to laminate on rear boards, no other markings, pages clean, binding firm.

A Spaniard in the works --The fat budgie --Snore wife and some several dwarfs --The singularge experience of Miss Anne Duffield --The faulty Bagnose --We must not forget the general erection --Benjamin Distasteful --The wumberlog (or The magic dog) --Araminta Ditch --Cassandle --The National Health Cow --Readers lettuce --Silly Norman --Mr.Following the incredible success of his first book, In His Own Write, John Lennon's second collection of stories, drawings and poems is just as witty, whimsical and wonderful as his debut.

First published in it is now back in print, looking just as it did when it first appeared half a century ago. CONTENTS A Spaniard in the Works The Fat /5(40).