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3 edition of Under the volcano. found in the catalog.

Under the volcano.

Malcolm Lowry

Under the volcano.

With an introd. by Stephen Spender.

by Malcolm Lowry

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consuls -- Mexico -- Cuernavaca -- Fiction.,
  • Alcoholics -- Fiction.,
  • Cuernavaca (Mexico) -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ3.L9563 Un2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 375 p.
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17756395M

    Under the Volcano Summary & Study Guide Description. Under the Volcano Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections. Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul, has come to Quauhnahuac, Mexico. Here the consul's debilitating malaise is drinking, an activity that has overshadowed his life. Under the Volcano is set during the most fateful day of the consul's life—the Day of the Dead, His wife, Yvonne, arrives in Quauhnahuac to rescue him and their failing marriage, inspired by a vision of life together.

      Seventy-one years after its publication, Under the Volcano remains a compelling, widely-read work. In his broken way, Malcolm Lowry succeeded. Since the book’s composition, the world’s situation has been remade several times over. Volcano’s world is gone but not surpassed. Our newsfeeds are violent, partisan, slapdash, and ugly.   Under the Volcano remains one of literature's most powerful and lyrical statements on the human condition, and a brilliant portrayal of one man's constant struggle against the elemental forces that threaten to destroy : Open Road Media.

    Directed by John Huston • • Mexico, United States Under the Volcano follows the final day in the life of self-destructive British consul Geoffrey Firmin (Albert Finney, in an Oscar-nominated tour de force) on the eve of World War II. Withering from alcoholism, Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged. 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 Day of the Dead, His wife, Yvonne, arrives in Quauhnahuac to rescue him and their failing marriage, inspired by a vision of life together 5/5(2).


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The Consul is a classic example of an anti-hero, according to the. Directed by John Huston. With Albert Finney, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Andrews, Ignacio López Tarso. The last 24 hours in the life of Geoffrey Firmin, a lonely, depressed English consul who retreats to alcohol for solace.7/10(K).

Here's another alcoholic nightmare told against a thoroughly knowledgeable background of Mexico, the people and the customs. Geoffrey Firmin's crowded life the world around slowly cracks through drink; not even his marriage to Yvonne, loyal but loved by his step-brother, Hugh, can save him.

She leaves to get a divorce, while Geoffrey finds sympathetic cronies and old friends to accompany him Author: Malcolm Lowry. Email Under the Volcano Books. Under The Volcano Books Celaya 25 Col. Hipódromo Condesa Distrito Federal MEXICO C.P. DONATIONS GLADLY ACCEPTED Books or cash, it all helps fulfill our goal.

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