'This book sings.'
Lewis Buxton, The Norwich Radical
‘a work of learned wit, formal ingenuity and dazzling wordplay’
Tristram Fane Saunders, Telegraph
'The complexity of Brookes’ poems, the linguistic difficulty and intricate rhyme scheme, though treacherous to navigate and labour intensive at times, marks the lexical filigree of his craft, offset by superbly frank, down-to-earth humour, and those vital singular images which cut across the difficulty, bringing into balance a superbly rich and rewarding set of finds.'
Maryam Hessavi. Poetry School