Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957) was born in New Brighton, England, and went to school and university in Cambridge. He traveled widely in Europe and the US, settling in Mexico. He was a chronic alcoholic, as are many of the characters in his writings. He is most famous for the novel Under the Volcano (London, 1947), but he also wrote many poems.
The collection includes works by Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957) in various editions and translations; all first editions are present. Also included are critical and biographical works with some Lowry content. Books from Lowry's own library form part of the collection. The chronological emphasis is from the 1930s to the present. This collection is an adjunct to the library's extensive Lowry manuscript collection.
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Books from Malcolm Lowry's Personal Collection