By Gordon Burn
How does it suppose to be by no means allowed to die? during this vintage debut novel, Gordon Burn takes Britain's greatest promoting vocalist of the Fifties and turns her tale into an equation of megastar and homicide.
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Alma Cogan by Gordon Burn