The Underground Man (novel)
The Underground Man (1997) is a novel by Mick Jackson. Critically acclaimed, it was shortlisted for the Booker Prize for that year. It shows the life of an eccentric and reclusive Victorian Duke, loosely modelled on William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 5th Duke of Portland. His latest scheme involves building a set of tunnels beneath his estate.
In 2016 it was adapted for the stage by Nick Wood for Nottingham Playhouse.
- "Prize archive: 1997". Themanbookerprize.com. Retrieved 2011-01-03.
- Official webpage
- Fantastic Fiction
- Interview on bookmunch
- Review on The Edge
- Review Summary on All Readers
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