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Under the Volcano - Malcolm Lowry
Under the Volcano
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Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, struggles to surmount the forces that threaten to destroy him as he copes with alcholism, a failing marriage, and family secrets during one fateful celebration of the Day of the Dead, in a novel set in 1930s Mexico. Reprint.
Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, struggles to surmount the forces that threaten to destroy him as he copes with alcholism, a failing marriage, and family secrets during one fateful celebration of the Day of the Dead, in a novel set in 1930s Mexico. Reprint.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060955229 (0060955228)
Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classics
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Edward
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LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
3.0
I know as a writer I'm supposed to LOVE this book. People say that no writer can afford not to read it, and none will fail to fall under its sway. Alas, I've managed exactly that. I'm sure it was groundbreaking at the time it was written, when there were quite a few writers -- mostly male and as ...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
3.0 Under the Volcano: A Novel (Perennial Classics)
I know as a writer I'm supposed to LOVE this book. People say that no writer can afford not to read it, and none will fail to fall under its sway. Alas, I've managed exactly that. I'm sure it was groundbreaking at the time it was written, when there were quite a few writers -- mostly male and as ...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
3.0 Under the Volcano: A Novel (Perennial Classics)
I know as a writer I'm supposed to LOVE this book. People say that no writer can afford not to read it, and none will fail to fall under its sway. Alas, I've managed exactly that. I'm sure it was groundbreaking at the time it was written, when there were quite a few writers -- mostly male and as ...
JulieM
JulieM rated it
2.0 Under the Volcano: A Novel (Perennial Classics)
I know I once said that I could listen to John Lee read the phone book. Although I'm not saying that listening to his narration of Under the Volcano is the same as listening to a recitation of a directory listing, I think I understood and enjoyed this book about the same amount. The story is the f...
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