Under the Volcano Summary
Malcolm Lowry

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Under the Volcano Summary

This novel takes place on the final day of Geoffrey Firmin, the British consul to Mexico's life. Moreover, it takes it is also the Day of the Dead, a holiday celebrated in Mexico.

The novel opens in the home of Monsieur Laruelle, a Frenchman living in Mexico, who shares a long past with the consul. Laruelle is also friends with the village doctor. The two of them show much concern over...

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