Under the Volcano

New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, (1947).


Softcover. Uncorrected proof of the first edition, preceding the English edition. A short tear on the front wrap, title and author's name inked on the spine, else a near fine copy in wrappers as issued. Lowry's masterwork, an expressionistic novel of the final, desperate day of a former British consul drinking himself to death in Mexico. Basis for the John Huston film featuring Albert Finney (who was nominated for an Oscar) and Jacqueline Bisset.

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Item #99436 Under the Volcano. Malcolm LOWRY.
Under the Volcano

Malcolm Lowry
birth name: Clarence Malcolm Lowry
born: 7/28/1909
died: 6/27/1957
nationality: Great Britain

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English novelist, short-story writer, and poet whose masterwork is Under the Volcano (1947). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore