Uncovered in 1988 by Miller's biographer Mary V. Dearborn, "Moloch" is based on the years of Miller's first marriage to June. Set in the rapidly changing New York of the early 1920s, the novel has as its hero Dion Moloch, a rough-and-tumble man stuck in a demeaning job and a tempestuous marriage.About the Author:
Henry Miller was born in Brooklyn, New York. He had a variety of jobs as a young man, including several years working for the Western Union Telegraph Company. During this time, encouraged by June Mansfield Smith, the second of his five wives, Miller began to write. Aside from articles, stories for pulp magazines and prose poems, Miller worked on his first novels ‘Crazy Cock’ and ‘Moloch’, and on the copious notes which would eventually transmute into the notorious ‘Tropics’ books.
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Descripción Harper Collins Publishers, 1993. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0002241439