Under the Volcano

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Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947 - Cuernavaca (Mexico) - 373 pages
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Typescript edited by Albert Erskine who worked with Lowry during the summer of 1946 to prepare the manuscript for publication.

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Terrifying and vivid imagery. - Goodreads
The story is tragic: the writing is utterly exquisite. - Goodreads
Hugh Kenner has graphics. - Goodreads
Enough about the writing. - Goodreads
Lowry's writing is acute. - Goodreads

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"He also feels profoundly that in these times the price to be paid for being aware is isolation."- from the introduction. The movie was not very good (though it helped frame the story so far ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ariel - Goodreads

I can't decide. There are two great candidates for the darkest novel ever written: one is obviously Blood Meridian, the other is Under the Volcano. Where the darkness of Blood Meridian is mostly about ... Read full review

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