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
Under the Volcano
It's hard to admit it didn't start a feeling between me and author Malcolm Lowry and one of what we have actually to consider as his fundamental opera, the novel "Under the Volcano" released first time in 1947. Proposed by the same authors as it was...Continua
Wrote 11/14/16

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

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
Wrote 9/9/06
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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