Malcolm Lowry

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Clarence Malcolm Lowry (/ˈlri/; 28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was a British writer from the Wirral. He is most famous for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano about an alcoholic Consul in Mexico. Lowry was himself an alcoholic and a lot of his writings were about the effect alcohol had on his life and on the lives of his characters.

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  • Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry. Penguin edition 2000 (Introduction by Michael Schmidt)