Blackmailer / Man of Power / Great Occasion
An omnibus of novels by Isabel Colegate
this penguin edition contains the first three novels by british novelist, isabel colegate. "the blackmailer" (1958), dealt with the decline of the english aristocracy & the disintegration of class structures in the aftermath of the first world war, a theme to which she was to return in subsequent works, including "a man of power" (1960) & "the great occasion" (1962). neither of the latter two of these novels is in print in any other format. colgate went on to publish "the shooting party" in 1980 to international claim. it was made into the classic film of the same name in 1985 starring james mason, john gielgud & edward fox.
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Used availability for Isabel Colegate's Three Novels
April 1984 : USA Hardback
October 1983 : UK Hardback
April 1984 : UK Paperback