The Saint is on holiday in Naples when a brawl interrupts his lunch; a tweedy English tourist has casually addressed an Italian as Dino Cartelli - provoking the paunchy individual so named to set his hulking henchman on the bewildered Briton. The Saint intervenes, and soon the disagreement is all but forgotten...until the following morning’s newspaper headlines reveal that the Englishman has been murdered. Soon the Robin Hood of modern crime is pitted against the archevil, centuries-old traditions of the Mafia....
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Leslie Charteris was born in Singapore and moved to England in 1919. He left Cambridge University early when his first novel was accepted for publication. He wrote novels about the Saint throughout his life, becoming one of the twentieth-century's most prolific and popular authors.
John Telfer is best known for playing the character of Willy Pettit in five seasons of "Bergerac". He has appeared many times in various television dramas, while his parallel theatrical career has involved him in leading roles at the Bristol Old Vic, the Royal National Theatre, the Old Vic in London, and many regional theaters. He has made hundreds of radio broadcasts, and he plays the part of Alan, the vicar, in "The Archers".
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Book Description Doubleday, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11999750836X
Book Description Doubleday, 1964. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M999750836X