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The underground man

Author: Mick Jackson
Publisher: London : Faber, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The diary of a 19th century English eccentric. John Bentick-Scott was a duke, best known for the underground tunnels under his estate, big enough to accommodate his carriage so he could come and go in secret. The novel portrays him as being unusually curious about life, both its spiritual and scientific aspects.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Diary fiction
Fiction
Named Person: William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck Portland, Duke of; William John Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck Portland, Duke of
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mick Jackson
ISBN: 9780571236299 0571236294
OCLC Number: 137221669
Notes: Originally published: London: Picador, 1997.
Awards: Short-listed for Booker Prize for Fiction 1997
Description: 266 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Mick Jackson.

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One of the most acclaimed novels of recent times, The Underground Man is the fictionalised diary of a deeply eccentric English aristocrat.  Read more...

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