Category Archives: Truman Capote

‘Alma Cogan’ Gordon Burn

Alma Cogan – ‘The girl with a giggle in her voice’- was a 1950s pop star who died, aged 34, in 1966. Except, in Gordon Burn’s first novel Cogan is ironically resurrected having not died but simply faded from  view, disenchanted with the trappings of … Continue reading

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