by RetroKimmer.com: http://www.retrokimmer.com/2012/10/new-book-john-lennon-letters.html
The massive 392 page book is
filled with almost 300 letters and documents dating from his childhood
to the day of his death, including what was possibly his final
These aren't just a pile of papers from unimportant
times in his life.
There are letters written while the Beatles were in
Hamburg, during the days of Beatlemania and on his own after the Beatles
had broken up.
But the marvelous thing about the book, which was
compiled by author Hunter Davies, who wrote the Beatles' authorized
biography, is the pure emotion contained in the letters.
Lennon was often thought of very imaginative and hard, and there are
examples of that, the book shows he could also be very tender.