21. The Tumbled House - 1959.
"A highly distinguished novel perfectly phased and built.... The prose is immaculate and vibrant, and the last 40 pages develop a tension almost intolerable, yet oddly beautiful in tragic import." - New Statesman.
A potential libel case that soon involves love affairs between the opposing parties eventually leads to crime.
"Perfection is a full stop .... Ever the climbing but never the attaining Of the mountain top." W.G.