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Under the Volcano

by Malcolm Lowry

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Geoffrey Firmin, a former British consul lives in Mexico where he cannot escape his debilitating alcoholism. His ex-wife arrives on the Day of the Dead in 1938, and the book's events unfold over the course of the day.

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