Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate

The Shooting Party by Isabel Colegate. 1981 Viking Press, first U.S. edition, 195 pages. Colegate was a British novelist and literary agent. The Shooting Party was her most popular novel and was made into a successful film. According to the Guardian obituary: "[The Shooting Party was] set among the country-living English upper classes in the first half of the 20th century. ..This was familiar home territory to Colegate, and although her writing never suggested she was inclined to tear down that privilege, she nevertheless sought to unravel the uneasy secrets of the grand English country house, often to a backdrop of war, politics and financial disarray."

Condition: Jacket in good condition, closed tera on front cover, some chips, book in VG condition with foxing along the text block.

"It caused a mild scandal at the time, but in most people's memories it was quite outshone by what succeeded it."

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