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Charteris, Leslie Saint Bids Diamonds ISBN 13: 9780727806390

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In Tenerife, the Saint discovers three thugs beating up an old man and a young, attractive woman, so he and Hoppy Uniatz have to intervene. But when the old man reveals himself to be a diamond cutter who’s just a lost a lottery ticket worth $2 million, life suddenly gets a lot more interesting for the Saint.

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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. It introduced the world to Simon Templar, aka the Saint.

He continued to write about the Saint until 1983 when the last book, Salvage for the Saint, was published. The books, which have been translated into over thirty languages, number nearly a hundred and have sold over 40 million copies around the world. They’ve inspired, to date, fifteen feature films, three TV series, ten radio series, and a comic strip that was written by Charteris and syndicated around the world for over a decade. He enjoyed travelling but settled for long periods in Hollywood, Florida, and finally in Surrey, England. He was awarded the Cartier Diamond Dagger by the Crime Writers’ Association in 1992, in recognition of a lifetime of achievement. He died the following year.

To find out more about Leslie Charteris and his work, visit www.lesliecharteris.com.

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  • PublisherSevern House Publishers Ltd
  • Publication date1980
  • ISBN 10 0727806394
  • ISBN 13 9780727806390
  • BindingHardcover
  • Number of pages256

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