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 is the author of two novels, The Benefactor and Death Kit, a volume of stories, I, etcetera, and several colections of essays, inlcuding the prize-winning On Photography. Her most recent books are AIDS and it Metaphors and The Way We Live Now. In 1990 she received a five-year fellowship from the Macarthur Foundation. She lives in New York City.
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Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099223813
Book Description Vintage, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0099223813