The Invention of Dr Cake Paperback
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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 01/04/2004
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571216321
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Review by unevendays
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.