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Inside The Volcano: My Life with Malcolm Lowry

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Paperback | March 16, 2010

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This intimate memoir of the tempestuous marriage between Jan Gabrial, a young, aspiring American writer, and British novelist Malcolm Lowry takes us through the highs and lows of this passionate, troubled relationship. Lowry began writing his best-known work, Under the Volcano, during their marriage, while the two were living in Mexico. He based the character of Yvonne on his wife. Now, for the first time, Jan Gabrial tells the true story of their lives during those heady years, and provides a compelling portrait of a troubled artist, a bright and independent young woman, their deep love and bitter struggles, and her positive role in the creation of his work.
Jan Gabrial was novelist Malcolm Lowry's first wife. The couple married in 1934 in Paris. They spent a year (1936) living in Mexico, where Lowry began writing Under the Volcano. Jan and Malcolm divorced in 1940 and she subsequently moved to Hollywood, where she worked in the entertainment industry and real estate.
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Title:Inside The Volcano: My Life with Malcolm LowryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0 inPublished:March 16, 2010Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230619789

ISBN - 13:9780230619784

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Table of Contents

Prologue * Curtain Raiser * Act One * Entr'acte * Act Two * Act Three * Finale

Editorial Reviews

“A tough, realistic, and ultimately beautiful memoir of Lowry, by a former soulmate.” —Kirkus Reviews

“...an honest authentic record...” —The New York Times Book Review

“...a fascinating cautionary tale about the dangers of coming too close to the heat produced when great talent fuels the flames of reckless self-immolation.” —Elle