By Thomas H. Cook

ISBN-10: 1531806538

ISBN-13: 9781531806538

ISBN-10: 8435005534

ISBN-13: 9788435005531

A brother remembers the excellent lifetime of his sister, the best author of her Age. A release occasion is underway for a hotly expected biography, the lifestyles tale of Elena Franklin. As a tender lady, Elena used to be probably the most promising literary skills of the Twenties, and through the years her legend grew. Her biographer, Martha Farrell, has combed via all of the facts of Elena's genius and fervour, from her early years in big apple to her expatriate lifestyles in Paris. the result's a enormous paintings - yet one of the party's crowd is the fellow who is aware the publication is an empty shell. in simple terms William, Elena's brother, knew the reality concerning the famed writer. Martha's incorrect biography spurs his reminiscence, and he recollects how the temperamental child grew right into a legend. He knew Elena's hidden discomfort, shared their relations secrets and techniques, and attracts his personal portrait of the bothered soul that lay at the back of her creative presents.

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"A leisurely, dependent novel." - Library magazine -

"[Elena] will ring actual for these conversant in the exigent nature of the creative process." - Publishers Weekly -

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Thomas H. prepare dinner (b. 1947) is the writer of approximately dozen severely lauded crime novels. Born in castle Payne, Alabama, cook dinner released his first novel, Blood Innocents, in 1980 whereas serving because the e-book overview editor of Atlanta journal. years later, at the unlock of his moment novel, The Orchids, he grew to become to writing full-time. cook dinner released gradually in the course of the Nineteen Eighties, penning such works because the Frank Clemons trilogy, a sequence of mysteries starring a jaded cop. He chanced on breakout luck with The Chatham college Affair (1996), which received an Edgar Award for top novel. His paintings has been praised through critics for his consciousness to psychology and the lyrical nature of his prose. along with mysteries, cook dinner has written true-crime books, Early Graves (1992) and the Edgar-nominated Blood Echoes (1993), in addition to numerous literary novels, together with Elena (1986). He lives and works in manhattan City.

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