Ed Victor dies

Renowned literary agent Ed Victor has died aged 78, his agency has confirmed. In a statement, the agency said: "It is with the deepest sadness that we announce the death of Ed Victor CBE, Chairman and founder of the Ed Victor Literary Agency. He died of a heart attack late in the evening on 7th June at the London Clinic after a long battle with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)." Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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