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Malcolm Lowry

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Clarence Malcolm Lowry (28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was an English poet and novelist who is best known for his novel Under the Volcano, which was voted No. 11 in the Modern Library 100 Best Novels list.

Lowry was born in New Brighton, Wirral, the fourth son of Evelyn Boden and Arthur Lowry, a cotton broker with roots in Cumberland. He was educated at The Leys School (the school made ... more »

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  • What I have absolutely no sympathy with is the legislator, the man who seeks, for his own profit, to exploit the weaknesses of those who are unable to help themselves and then to fasten some moral sup...
    Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957), British novelist. Letter, 1937. Selected Letters of Malcolm Lowry (1967). Lowry was fulminating against his persecution...
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