The Vulcano Lover

The Vulcano Lover
Author: Susan Sontag
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Language: English
Pages: 380
Weight: 350 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9780141190112
Availability: In stock
Price: €18.90
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A historical romance, Sontag's book is based on the lives of Sir William Hamilton, his wife,
Emma, and Lord Nelson in the final decades of the eighteenth century.
Passionately examining the shape of Western civilization since the Age of Enlightenment, Sontag's novel is an exquisitely detailed picture of revolution, the fate of nature, art and love.

Susan Sontag was born in Manhattan in 1933 and studied at the universities of Chicago, Harvard and Oxford. Her non-fiction works include On Photography, Regarding the Pain of Others and At the Same Time. She was also the author of four novels, including The Volcano Lover and In America, as well as a collection of stories