About the book
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.
Reviewed by Kings Somborne Reading Group:
The group was not absolutely sure whether the subtleties were too confused for clarity, but on the whole accepted it as a book they would recommend.
Star rating: ***