In Ballast to the White Sea
A Scholarly Edition
was born in 1909 in Northwest England, near Liverpool. During the 1930s he lived in London, New York, Mexico, and Los Angeles before moving to British Columbia in 1939. This move marked the start of a startlingly fertile period in Lowry's career as a 20th-century writer. His masterpiece, Under the Volcano
(1947), is one of the last great modernist novels.
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