|Saint Errant (1949) [Collection]|
by Leslie Charteris
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Series: Saint, the
(From the publisher):
From Montreal to Miami and Mexico, the modern day Robin Hood is cunning and charm incarnate as he bids to frustrate conspiricy, murder and theft. In these nine mysteries the criminal backdrops, perpetrators and motives are as diverse as the basal prerequisite is singular - low crimes and misdemeanours demanding the unique touch of The Saint to keep the law in order. But now that his divine alias is public knowledge, Templar's reputation as a fearless and foppish promoter of virtue and justice always precedes him.
A double-cross episode triggers Simon Templar's latest round of specialist crime prevention, and in the ensuing whirlwind tour of the Americas' hotspots of iniquity, the dandy detective encounters, amongst other things, racketeering, roulette and banditry. All this whilst keeping his defences alert to the seductive charms of various redolent beauties; for therein lies another consistency...
Original title: Saint Errant
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Crime/Caper
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