Books: All My Own Work

IN HIS OWN WRITE by John Lennon. 78 pages. Simon & Schuster. $2.50.

Puffing and globbering they drugged theyselves rampling or dancing with wild abdomen, stubbing in wild postumes amongst themselves. It was not the Jumblies setting to sea in a sieve, nor was it the mimsy borogoves. John Lennon, the writing Beatle ("He's the arty one"), is—in his own way—describing the members of the Neville Club as they sit in hubbered lumps smoking Hernia and taking Odeon. In this startling collection of verse and prosery, Lennon has rolled Edward Lear, Lewis Carroll and...