The Invention of Dr Cake, Paperback
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What is the truth about the mysterious Dr Cake? Why, at his funeral, is there no name on the brass plate so ostentatiously screwed into his coffin-lid? Andrew Motion, Poet Laureate, has written a tantalising novel about poets and their afterlife.




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I wasn't sure what to make of this. I did enjoy it, but I'm not sure I would read it again. The idea was an interesting one, perhaps a little self-indulgent but quite a neat little plot.

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