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The Invention of Dr Cake

Andrew Motion

The Invention of Dr Cake, by former poet laureate Andrew Motion, is a tantalising novel about poets and their afterlives.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571216321
Date Published
01.04.2004
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Summary

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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Andrew Motion was UK Poet Laureate from 1999 to 2009 and is co-founder of the online Poetry Archive. In 2015 he was appointed Homewood Professor in the Arts at Johns Hopkins University; he lives in Baltimore.

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