Leslie Charteris" Catch the Saint
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Leslie Charteris" Catch the Saint by Fleming Lee

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English



  • United States


  • Saint (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Detective and mystery stories, American,
  • Private investigators -- United States -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesCatch the Saint.
Statementtwo original stories by Norman Worker ; adapted by Fleming Lee.
ContributionsCharteris, Leslie, 1907-, Worker, Norman.
LC ClassificationsPZ4.L4774 Lb, PS3562.E35 Lb
The Physical Object
Pagination190 p. ;
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4955018M
ISBN 100340191457
LC Control Number76383317

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Catch the Saint - Kindle edition by Charteris, Leslie. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note /5(2). 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."/5. Simon Templar is a British fictional character known as The Saint featured in a long-running series of books by Leslie Charteris published between and After that date, other authors collaborated with Charteris on books until ; two additional works produced without Charteris’s participation were published in Trying to figure out exactly how many literary adventures of the Saint there are is an interesting challenge; many early adventures got reprinted under different titles when some marketing genius decided the books would sell more if they had the word ‘Saint’ in the title and there’s been many anthologies and collections under yet more titles, then combine that with the 40 adventures.

Leslie Charteris Synopsis: In Enter the Saint by Leslie Charteris, Simon Templar goes up against “Snake” Ganning, hunts down a stolen collection of jewels and brings down a smuggling racket. “The Saint” may not always do things by the book, but he has charm and morality; the angels must be on his side. Bibliography and Biography of Leslie Charteris. The author Leslie Charteris wrote a huge number of books, and lead an exciting life that is covered in these biographical quotes directly from Leslie Charteris himself. The bibliography listings of his writings on The Saint and other non-Saint topics is also available.   Leslie Charteris was born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin in Singapore, the son of a Chinese physician father and an English mother. He started writing in childhood, creating his own magazine with articles, short stories, poetry, editorials, serials, comic strip. . But instead of rehashing the entire The Saint and Leslie Charteris by W.O.G. Lofts and Derek Adley--a book every Saint fan should have--I will quote Charteris' own words to give a little more personal insight into his life. These quotes come from his own writings about his life, and the sources are indicated.

Leslie Charteris’ square-jawed, blue-eyed hero loved, fought and stole his way through Europe from the s to the s, endlessly pursuing blondes, baddies and boodle. Adored by women and feared by his foes, he was renowned for both his heroic exploits and his nefarious reputation - and he always left his trademark calling card at the. Leslie Charteris -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Soon the Saint discovers the two are connected, and he’s on the trail of "The Masterpiece Merchant". In Philadelphia, the Saint meets a lovely young heiress at a charity ball only to discover that another member of the party is a leading figure in organised crime. Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore and moved to England in Charteris, Leslie. Leslie Charteris. [Mass market paperback] Charter, , [], 1st thus. [Near very good, edgeworn. ]. Spine and cover creases. Catch Seller Rating: % positive.