When Jack Sued Jill: Nursery Rhymes for Modern Times
When Jack Sued Jill is the latest collection of original verse by maverick multimillionaire publisher Felix Dennis. Taking the innocence of nursery rhymes and turning them into something altogether darker, Dennis turns his piercing eye on the follies and absurdities of modern life.
From ASBOs to Osama Bin Laden, creationism to crack houses, Humpty Dumpty to Tony Blair, nothing and no one is spared. Even more shockingly, once you've read Dennis's updating of 'Little Miss Muffet', you'll never be able to think of her in the same way again.
Scathing and hilarious, imaginative and unpredictable, When Jack Sued Jill is an essential collection of twisted nursery rhymes for the twenty-first century.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - reading_fox - LibraryThing
A collection of short poems nominally set to Nursary Rhymes. I didn't recognise many fothe rhymes but this didn't impede enjoyment of the poems. They are all fairly pointed - but many of the targets ... Read full review