Listen to Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown, the critically acclaimed collection of satirical poems by award-winning actor, author, and illustrator John Lithgow. In this follow-up to his New York Times bestseller, Dumpty, Lithgow delves into the despotic era of Donald Trump with a darker, more hard-hitting tone.
With wit and fury, Lithgow guides listeners through a tumultuous year packed with shocking events involving Trump and his administration. From the gripping impeachment trial to the relentless grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resounding voices of the Black Lives Matter protests, no topic is off-limits for Lithgow. His uproarious poems and illustrations capture the essence of these defining moments in history.
Lithgow fearlessly takes aim at key figures such as Mitch McConnell, Mike Pompeo, Bill Barr, Jared Kushner, and Elaine Chao, holding them accountable for their actions. However, he also shines a light on the heroes of the moment, including Anthony Fauci, Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and even Barack Obama.
Arriving at a time when cultural and political commentary is crucial, this book is a must-listen. With all-new poems and never-before-seen line drawings, Lithgow once again showcases his ability to simultaneously entertain and provoke reflection. Each stanza skewers the reign of King Dumpty, leaving listeners laughing and remembering the significant events that have shaped our recent history.
So sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in this digitally stunning audiobook edition, narrated by none other than the author himself, John Lithgow. Get ready to be captivated by his unique style and revel in the astute observations that make Trumpty Dumpty Wanted a Crown a standout in the realm of political satire.