This book is tripe.
I bought this book when first published because of an interest in Welbeck Abbey. I normally wait for paperback editions to be issued before buying. Read more
one of the most compelling and interesting books i have read in a very long time. the ending was so bizarre and satisfying - never would have even guessed anywhere near to what... Read morePublished on Dec 24 2002 by Lisa
Mick Jackson expertly crafts an intriguing, captivating, and altogether beautifully-represented world within the Duke's mind, resulting in a novel that's extremely enjoyable. Read morePublished on July 15 2002
Just finished reading Mick Jackman's THE UNDERGROUND MAN. He creates a tremendous and quick story to describe the life of the quirky, eccentric Duke of Portland in England in the... Read morePublished on May 27 2002 by Akethan
Jackson's novel about the eccentric Duke of Portland is one of the finest pieces of fiction I have read. Read morePublished on July 20 2001 by "taliesun"
Mr Jackson has given his main character a startling and original voice--follow along as the Duke ruminates about everything--the stars, his bowels, his parents's tombs, and the... Read morePublished on Oct. 4 2000
I cannot easily recall a narrator by whom I was so engaged and charmed. A lovely look at and through an old man struggling with more than his quite agile, though off-kilter, mind... Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2000