Lawsuits and Asbos Put into Children's Verse ... POETRY: Warwickshire Tycoon-Turned-Bard's New Book Has a Distinctly Modern Feel
Byline: By Stephen Hallmark
WARWICKSHIRE tycoon Felix Dennis, one of Britain's richest men, has penned his third book of poetry.
But it's not the usual hearts and flowers stuff - his Nursery Rhymes for Modern Times, which comes with a CD, puts tales of Tony Blair, kids on Asbos and the collapse of Enron to children's verse.
The multi-millionaire made his stash in magazine publishing by pioneering computer and hobbyist mags, and now owns such titles as men's lifestyle glossy Maxim, Viz, and Stuff.
In 1971 he was imprisoned at the culmination of the longest obscenity trial in English history, and recorded a single with John Lennon to raise money for …
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Publication information: Article title: Lawsuits and Asbos Put into Children's Verse ... POETRY: Warwickshire Tycoon-Turned-Bard's New Book Has a Distinctly Modern Feel. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Coventry Evening Telegraph (England). Publication date: December 6, 2006. Page number: 23. © 2009 Coventry Newpapers. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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