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The acclaimed classic about one fatal day in a small Mexican town, hailed by the Modern Libraryas one of the one hundred best English novels of the twentieth century Former British consul Geoffrey Firmin lives alone with his demons in the shadow of two active volcanoes in South Central Mexico. Gripped by alcoholism, Geoffrey makes one last effort to salvage his crumbling life on the day that...
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took quite awhile of this sitting on my shelf before I picked it up and THEN it took awhile to get into the book but ultimately, this was well worth the wait. Very intense!
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81st on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert