Based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his celebrated wife, Emma, and Lord Nelson, this novel is about sex and revolution, the fate of nature, art and the collector's obsession, and love. The author also wrote "The Benefactor", "Death Kit", "AIDS and its Metaphors" and "The Way We Live Now".
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"The Volcano Lover is a great novel. It repeatedly scales heights of complex thought, passion and expression that few American writers ever approach, while reimagining a majestic love story in dazzling style." -- The Philadelphia InquirerAbout the Author:
Susan Sontag's most recent novel, In America, won the National Book Award in 2000. She has written novels, stories, plays, and essays. Her books are translated into thirty-two languages. In 2001 she was awarded the Jerusalem Prize for the body of her work.
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Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0099223813
Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099223813