Burn, Gordon Alma Cogan: A Novel

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Alma Cogan: A Novel

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The story of the 1950s popular singer Alma Cogan is turned into an equation of murder and celebrity. This novel, which won the Whitbread Best First Novel Award in 1991, explores fame and the way in which the lives and images of well-known personalities are constantly retrieved and recycled.

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'An extraordinary, unprecedented novel. Audacious, innovative and totally compelling.' -- William Boyd

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Alma Cogan is Gordon Burn's classic début novel, a breathtaking act of appropriation and reinvention of the popular culture of the post-war years.

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