Los Angeles: In a world more to his liking, Gore Vidal might have been president, or even king. He had an aristocrat’s bearing – tall, handsome and composed – and an authoritative baritone ideal for summoning an aide or courtier. But Vidal made his living – a very good living – from challenging power, not […]
The British Gothic writer, who died aged 53 from a brain tumor, created one of fiction’s most famous characters – Victor Frankenstein.
The author of ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ has passed away of natural causes at his New Hampshire home.