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Under the volcano

Author: Malcolm Lowry
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 1984, ©1947.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, has come to Quauhnahuac, Mexico. His debilitating malaise is drinking ... On ... the Day of the Dead, 1938, his wife, Yvonne, arrives in Quauhnahuac, inspired by a vision of life together away from Mexico and the circumstances that have driven their relationship to the brink of collapse. She is determined to rescue Firmin and their failing marriage, but her mission is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lowry, Malcolm, 1909-1957.
Under the volcano.
New York : Harper & Row, 1984, ©1947
(OCoLC)561388853
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Lowry
ISBN: 0060153679 : 9780060153670
OCLC Number: 10799322
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : J.B. Lippincott, 1947.
Description: xxviii, 375 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Malcolm Lowry ; with an introduction by Stephen Spender.

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"Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, has come to Quauhnahuac, Mexico. His debilitating malaise is drinking ... On ... the Day of the Dead, 1938, his wife, Yvonne, arrives in Quauhnahuac, inspired by a vision of life together away from Mexico and the circumstances that have driven their relationship to the brink of collapse. She is determined to rescue Firmin and their failing marriage, but her mission is further complicated by the presence of Hugh, the consul's half brother, and Jacques, a childhood friend ..."--Page [4] of cover of Harper Perennial Modern Classics ed.

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