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Review: ‘Making Cocoa for Kingsley Amis’ by Wendy Cope

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Friday, August 20, 2010

Wendy Cope is very clever. She’s good at taking much of what poetry holds dear and pricking its balloon. Her humour is an acquired taste and one short poem from “Strugnell’s Haiku” sets the tone of this volume, first published in 1986, to great popular acclaim. “The leaves have fallen / And the snow has [...]