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Elinor Glyn - Career, "Vamp", References in popular culture


Writer, born in Jersey, Channel Is. A writer of romantic novels, she started with The Visits of Elizabeth (1900), and found fame with Three Weeks (1907), a book which gained a reputation for being risqué. She went to Hollywood (1920–9), where her works were glamorized on the screen. She also wrote an autobiography, Romance Adventure (1936).

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