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by Leslie Charteris
Fiction publishing company, new york.
Fiction publishing company, new york. Published by arrangement. with Doubleday & Company, Inc. Printed in . Some of the more dated notions which motivated the first two books, the themes of mercenary war-makers putting strings behind the international scene, to activate the puppet but ambitious rulers of minor countries such as Prince Rudolfs, play an almost casual part in this story, and do not need elaborate explanation here. This book can stand, better than the first two, purely on its merits as an adventure and a chase.
view Kindle eBook view Audible audiobook. Always loved Leslie Charteris' writing. I virtually are up on The Saint novels.
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
In it, the Saint concludes his personal feud with Prince Rudolf, his most interesting opponent in the first two rounds. This book can stand, better than the first two, purely on its merits as an adventure and a chase
Fiction publishing company, new york. In it, the Saint concludes his personal feud with Prince Rudolf, his most interesting opponent in the first two rounds. His other arch enemy, Rayt Marius, does not appear in this one, and actually is only heard of again, posthumously, in The Saint in London. Needless to say, however, because of its period, it contains anomalies which may have to be pointed out to some readers who have met the Saint only in his latest environments.
He paused there for a moment with his eyes and ears alert, sifting the shadows for the tell-tale movement which he knew he would find somewhere. The bouncing of the gun artist had done him good-more good even than the initial encounter with the thugs who had been heaved in error into the river.
Charteris,Leslie - The Saint's Getaway. Fiction publishing company, new york. Published by arrangement with Doubleday & Company, Inc.
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The Saint is on holiday in Austria with Patricia and his friend Monty, fully intending to give up crime and lead a respectable life. Books related to The Saint's Getaway. All his good intentions come to nothing, though, when he sees a man being attacked by thugs and feels obliged to intervene. The stranger seems remarkably ungrateful, and soon they learn why: he is a thief, with a prize that men will kill for. Before the day is out, the Saint and his friends find themselves in a race against time, Prince Rudolf and the police to retain ownership of the priceless jewels.
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