Download Malcolm Lowry - Under the Volcano PDF eBookFirst published in 1947, Under the Volcano is one of the most compelling novels about a man's struggle to stop the self destruction he is doing. Written by English author Malcolm Lowry, the semi-autobiographical novel follows the story of an alcoholic former British consul, Geoffrey Firmin.
On the Day of the Dead, Geoffrey Firmin comes to Quauhnahuac, Mexico. In this small town, he is drowning and slowly destroyed by a habit that has long overshadowed him, drinking. Yvonne, Geoffrey's soon-to-be-divorced wife, comes to him in that town to pulls him out of his self destruction and tries to save their ruining marriage. However, the presence of Geoffrey's half-brother Hugh and friend Jacques has made Yvonne's attempts to save her marriage becomes difficult. In that single day, the Day of the Dead, events unfold an unforgettable scenery.
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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 Day of the Dead, 1938. His wife, Yvonne, arrives in Quauhnahuac to rescue him and their failing marriage, inspired by a vision of life together away from Mexico and the circumstances that have driven their relationship to the brink of collapse. Yvonne's mission is to save the consul is further complicated by the presence of Hugh, the consul's half-brother, and Jacques, a childhood friend. The events of this one day unfold against a backdrop unforgettable for its evocation of a Mexico at once magical and diabolical.
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• Author: Malcolm Lowry;
• Genre/Subject: Classic;
• Language: English;
• PDF Pages: 319;
• File Size: 1.5 MB;
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