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Novelist Jackie Collins passes away

British-American romance novelist Jackie Collins passed away on 19 September 2015 in California, United States. She was 77 and died due to stage 4 breast cancer.

About Jackie Collins

  • Jacqueline Jill “Jackie” Collins was born on October 4, 1937 in London, England. She was the younger sister of actress Joan Collins.
  • In her four decades of writing career, she had written more than 32 novels, all of them had appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list.
  • Her books have sold over 500 million copies in 40 countries and have been translated into 40 languages.
  • Her debut novel, The World Is Full of Married Men was published in 1968.
  • Eight of her novels were adapted for the screen, either as television mini-series or films.
  • Awards and Honours: She was honoured with Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2013.
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