Understanding John Lennon
|Genre:||Cultural & Regional Biographies|
While other writers have only touched on the ‘cause’ of John Lennon’s genius, Francis Kenny reveals its roots in the post-war nature of Liverpool, … and the pain and hurt John felt during his childhood, revealing how his early life experiences shaped his brilliance as a songwriter and musician.
Francis Kenny attended the University of Liverpool, and obtained a BA Hons in Economics, Sociology and Politics. He has MAs in Social Policy from the University of Liverpool and in Urban Regeneration from Hope University, Liverpool. He has worked in education with students who have special educational needs and disabilities.
Understanding John Lennon is a carefully prepared examination of the events which forged the young man who became a 20th century icon.
Bill Harry, Mersey Beat
Understanding John Lennon tears away the layers of myth that have accumulated around Lennon by focusing on his early years in Liverpool…
“As Francis Kenny puts it, “Even with the long-awaited success of The Beatles, John still couldn’t shake off the dread of being unloved… “
Most books regurgitate the same stories about John’s childhood, this presents original insight into the founder of a band at the forefront of a… cultural revolution.
The Daily Moss
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