The death of a Famous novelist, Jackie Collins left all in shock and in a devastated stage. The cause of death of the British born-writer was breast cancer.
The news was given by family members on social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook saying, “It is tremendous sadness that we announce the death of our beautiful, dynamic and one of a kind mother, Jackie Collins, who died of breast cancer today (20th September,2015).” (via BBC)
The statement further said, “She lived a wonderful life and was adored by her family, friends and millions who she had been entertaining for over four decades. She was a true inspiration, a trailblazer for women in fiction and creative force. She will always live on through her characters but we already miss her beyond words.”
Jackie was diagnosed with breast cancer six and half years ago but decided to fight the battle alone, as she thought that it would be a burden for others and she never wanted this reported. Although she never regretted her decision of not disclosing news about the illness.
On being asked if she feels sorry for not sharing such a big news with her loved ones. She replied, “I have lived my life to fullest, written five novels since the time I knew about reason of my deteriorating health and have seen some of the most beautiful parts of the world. therefore I don’t have any such feeling in my heart. Everyone has to die some or other day you cannot escape it.”
Dame Joan, the actor and sister of Jackie Collins told one of the magazines that she herself got the news in night and now feels completely devastated.
In a forty-year career of writing all the novels of Jackie found their place in New York’s best seller. “The Santangelos” writer started writing in her teenage years and published her first novel, “The World Is Full Of Married Men” in 1968, although it was banned in Australia but in spite of this, it became a bestseller.
The novelist who introduced its reader with a close look to Hollywood life will truly live through the characters she created.
R.I.P Jackie Collins