Under the Volcano by Malcolm Lowry

To describe his perennial theme, Lowry once borrowed the words of the critic Edmund Wilson: "the forces in man which cause him to be terrified of himself." You see exactly what he means in this cor...

- Time

The 82nd greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 3rd on 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Complex)
  2. - 4th on The 25 Favorite Books of 100 Francophone Writers (Telerama)
  3. - 7th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais)
  4. - 11th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  5. - 14th on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  6. - 24th on In Which These Are the 100 Greatest Novels (ThisRecording.com)
  7. - 33rd on D. G. Myers’ 50 Greatest English Language Novels (D. G. Myers)
  8. - 89th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  9. - 98th on The 100 Greatest British Novels (BBC)
  10. - 99th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  11. - Donald Barthelme’s Reading List (Believer Mag)
  12. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  13. - "Best Foreign Work of Fiction" (Transfuge)
  14. - 100 Best Novels Written in English (The Guardian)
  15. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  16. - The 80 Books Every Man Should Read (Esquire)

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Under the Volcano Paperback 1675880 $0.01
Under the Volcano Hardcover 570495 $119.60 $14.96
Under the Volcano: A Novel (P.S.) Kindle Edition 39665 $7.69 2012
Under the Volcano (Signet AE 3213) Mass Market Paperback 392009 $56.62 $4.35 1984
Under the Volcano: A Novel (Perennial Classics) Paperback 1251601 $8.72 $0.01 2000
Under the Volcano: A Novel Audio CD 1957885 $20.76 $14.00 2009
Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics) Paperback 1307304 $8.78 $0.04 2007
Under the Volcano Paperback 1730544 $7.68 2014
Under the Volcano Paperback 8287966 $1.99 1971
Under the Volcano Hardcover 9460997 $24.02
Under the Volcano Paperback 1442969 $8.02 $0.01 1984
Under the Volcano Paperback 3666122 $25.00 $0.01 1971
Under the volcano Paperback 3818788 $39.89 $18.14 1990
Under the Volcano: A Novel Paperback 9464 $10.18 $6.00 2007