Saturday, September 19, 2015

Jackie Collins, R. I. P.

People.com: Jackie Collins, the beloved best-selling novelist, has died, PEOPLE has exclusively learned. 

"It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one of a kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today," the Collins family tells PEOPLE in a statement.  

Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.

6 comments:

Patrick Murtha said...

Author of those classics "The Stud" and "The Bitch." I was waiting for a novel titled "The C***" - it seemed inevitable - but it never materialized.

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

Bill, sad to hear the news. I have read at least one of her books and read quite a bit about her work.

Jeffrey Meyerson said...

The only one I read was HOLLYWOOD WIVES, nearly 30 years ago. It was trash, but readable trash. I never felt the need to read another.


Jeff

Bill Crider said...

I admit that I've never read one of her books. Now I think I might have missed some fun.

Deb said...

The Harold Robbins/Jacqueline Susann school of writing.

/NTTAWWT

Todd Mason said...

My folks had a copy of THE WORLD IS FULL OF MARRIED MEN kicking around the house when I was a kid. Hence, this:

http://socialistjazz.blogspot.com/2007/07/growing-up-i-loved-dickens-and-mickey.html