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by Leslie Charteris

Category: Mystery
Subcategory: Suspense and Thriller
Author: Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 0340003766
ISBN13: 978-0340003763
Language: English
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd (January 1, 1974)
Pages: 190
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Leslie Charteris (born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, 12 May 1907 – 15 April 1993), was a British-Chinese author of adventure fiction, as well as a screenwriter

Leslie Charteris (born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, 12 May 1907 – 15 April 1993), was a British-Chinese author of adventure fiction, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of the charming antihero Simon Templar, alias "The Saint. Charteris was born in Singapore to a Chinese father, Dr S. C. Yin (Yin Suat Chwan, 1877–1958), and Lydia Florence Bowyer, who was English

Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore on May 12th, 1907. He continued to write about the Saint until 1983 when the last book, Salvage for the Saint, was published.

Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore on May 12th, 1907. With his mother and brother, he moved to England in 1919 and attended Rossall School in Lancashire before moving on to Cambridge University to study law. His studies there came to a halt when a publisher accepted his first novel. His third book, entitled Meet the Tiger!, was written when he was twenty years old and published in September 1928.

Uniatz looked at him gloomily. Half a bottle-and me wit’ a t’oist!. De stuff what you wash wit’?. The Saint smiled absently, thinking of other things. You’re definitely no child of Aquarius, Hoppy!. I wuz de child of Mr. an’ Mrs. Uniatz. The elevator stopped and they stepped out. I meant the sign you were born under.

Call for the Saint book. Born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, Leslie Charteris was a half-Chinese, half English author of primarily mystery fiction, as well as a screenwriter

Call for the Saint book. Born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, Leslie Charteris was a half-Chinese, half English author of primarily mystery fiction, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of Simon Templar, alias "The Saint. Other books in the series. Simon Templar 'The Saint' (1 - 10 of 51 books). Books by Leslie Charteris. Mor. rivia About Call for the Saint.

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Charteris continued writing Saint books and the series gained in popularity because of its "mix of light humour, sophisticated settings, and story-line emphasising the role of a crusader tackling the forces of. .Hodder & Stoughton, London.

Charteris continued writing Saint books and the series gained in popularity because of its "mix of light humour, sophisticated settings, and story-line emphasising the role of a crusader tackling the forces of evil", which had "special appeal in the depression" Charteris also worked on three books of non-fiction and an introduction to the 1980 re-issue of The Saint Meets the Tiger.

Vendetta for the Saint (The Saint Series). A mysterious summons and a hidden Nazi submarine scatter death from Miami's luxurious beach villas to the treacherous Everglades. The Saint in Miami s-22. The Saint Around the World (The Saint Series). The Saint Goes On (The Saint Series). 12 The Saint in London (The Misfortunes of Mr Teal).

The psychiatrist went backwards and sat down suddenly in the middle of a grand clatter of glass and china; and Simon Templar gazed at him with deep scientific concern.

Comments to eBook Call for the Saint
Kezan
Mr. Charteris did it again; he created another great adventure for Simon Templar. I really like that he brought Pat back, albeit in a minor role.
Samutilar
1948's "Call for the Saint" marks a partial, but nonetheless welcome, return to the old (1930s) Saint from the sanitised and lobotomised G-man of the War years.

In the first story, set in Chicago, the Saint works to find the brain behind a protection racket; in the second, he unravels the mystery behind the rise of an apparently talentless New York boxer.

Both stories, unusually at this late date, also feature Patricia Holm and Hoppy Uniatz — the latter in particularly fine form

P.S. For a list of all Charteris's Saint books, look up "Simon Templar" (section "The Saint book series") on Wikipedia.
Flathan
1948's "Call for the Saint" marks a partial, but nonetheless welcome, return to the old (1930s) Saint from the sanitised and lobotomised G-man of the War years.

In the first story, set in Chicago, the Saint works to find the brain behind a protection racket; in the second, he unravels the mystery behind the rise of an apparently talentless New York boxer.

Both stories, unusually at this late date, also feature Patricia Holm and Hoppy Uniatz — the latter in particularly fine form.

P.S. For a list of all Charteris's Saint books, look up "Simon Templar" (section "The Saint book series") on Wikipedia.
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