Lowry, Clarence Malcolm

LOWRY, Clarence Malcolm, novelist (b 28 July 1909, Birkenhead, England; d 27 June 1957, Ripe, England). One of England's most notorious expatriate writers, he moved to BC in 1939 and lived in a shack at DOLLARTON from 1940 to 1954, where he finished his most celebrated novel, Under the Volcano (1947). Lowry graduated from Cambridge Univ in 1932, then rejected his middle-class family and left England to begin a life of wandering, writing and drinking. His most productive years were spent in BC,...

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