Among the latest titles in the Inspirations series of short books that tell the life story of big characters who are an inspiration to young people. Author Chris Dolan has complied a concise version of Lennon's short but eventful life. Having achieved success beyond the wild imaginings of most artists and musicians, Lennon was nevertheless a complex character who never felt at ease with himself. His life is one of the best known stories in the whole of popular culture and this new book seeks to bring Lennon's life story to a new generation. From a painful and bewildering Liverpool childhood to world renown, his and fellow Beatles' sheer musicianship and inventiveness, imagination, skill and ambition are awesome. Lennon's life is an inspiratation.