Under the Volcano

A Novel (Perennial Classics)

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Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, has come to Quauhnahuac, Mexico. Here the consul's debilitating malaise is drinking, and activity that has overshadowed his life. Under the Volcano is set during the most fateful day of the consul's life--the ...Continua
mementomihi
Ha scritto il 14/11/16

Fantasmi e mescal, e di conseguenza straniera deliranti. Sinceramente, l'ho trovato un po' faticoso.

RG Shalhoub
Ha scritto il 25/04/10
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Great work of literature
About the last day in the life of "The Consul" in Mexico...alcoholic writer's Malcolm Cowley one great novel...spawned a great movie w same title by John Huston and several great biographies and an Academy Award winning documentary...If I required t...Continua
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keithlaw
Ha scritto il 09/09/06
A 20th century classic?

This book appears on every greatest-books list I've come across, but something here was lost on me. I found the parts written in the Consul's drunken style to be irritating.


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