Lowry in 1946
|Born||Clarence Malcolm Lowry
28 July 1909
New Brighton, Cheshire (now Merseyside), England
|Died||26 June 1957
Ripe, Sussex (now East Sussex), England
|Notable works||Ultramarine (1933), Under the Volcano (1947), Hear Us O Lord from Heaven Thy Dwelling Place (1961), Lunar Caustic (1968), Dark as the Grave wherein my Friend is Laid (1968), October Ferry to Gabriola (1970)|
|Spouse||Jan Gabrial (1934â€“1937)
Margerie Bonner (1940â€“1957, his death)
War is being declared tomorrow here so perhaps you can understand that I have been working under difficulties, but difficulties negligible compared with what others have to go through.
Long for me as I for you, forgetting, what will be inevitable, the long black aftermath of pain.
Good God, if our civilization were to sober up for a couple of days it'd die of remorse on the third.