The Undergound Man Paperback
by Mick Jackson
A life of fascination, obsession and deep scientific curiosity.William Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck is an eccentric Nottinghamshire aristocrat whose imagination and curiosity know no bounds.
This deceptively simple man struggles to come to terms with a world that is teeming with new knowledge, ill-founded opinion and gossip.
Why does he hide himself away? What is his fascination with tunnels? Will he ever unearth the secrets hidden in his memory?In a sequence of events that are often curious and frequently hilarious he reveals moments of surprising perception and wisdom.Nottingham Playhouse and ajtc have combined their talents to co-produce Nick Wood's stage adaptation of Mick Jackson's Booker Prize shortlisted novel.
The result is a free-flowing, innovative performance which features live music and a specially commissioned score.The Underground Man is a delectable blend of fact and fiction in which the intriguing details of a complex life are richly explored through the vibrant imagination of a gentle soul.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 80 pages
- Publisher: Aurora Metro Publications
- Publication Date: 21/09/2016
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781911501107