“Inventing the It Girl: How Elinor Glyn Created the Modern Romance and Conquered Early Hollywood” by Hilary A. Hallett


As Hilary A. Hallett writes in her new biography, “Inventing the It Girl,” the modern Nell would forge a long, lucrative career out of this raw material: the glamour and scandal of the upper classes, and pulsing below, the inadmissible longing — her own and her readers’ — to be swept away by passion without dying on the rocks.

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July 26, 2022
Inventing the It Girl; One of the "10 glorious new books to get your hands on right now" according to The Hub.