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Alma Cogan - Gordon Burn

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Published: 4th March 2004
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How does it feel to be never allowed to die? In his classic d but novel, Gordon Burn takes Britain's biggest selling vocalist of the 1950s and turns her story into an equation of celebrity and murder. Fictional characters jostle for space with real life stars - from John Lennon to Doris Day and Sammy Davis Jnr - as Burn, in a breathtaking act of appropriation, reinvents the popular culture of the post-war years. As beautifully written as it is disturbing, Alma Cogan remains a stingingly relevant exploration of the sad, dark underside of fame.'An extraordinary, unprecedented novel. Audacious, innovative and totally compelling.' William Boyd

ISBN: 9780571222841
ISBN-10: 0571222846
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 4th March 2004
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.7  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1