When he returned to his own room the Saint put on Mr Naskill's horn-rimmed glasses and examined the cards again.
When he returned to his own room the Saint put on Mr Naskill's horn-rimmed glasses and examined the cards again. Every one of them was clearly marked in the diagonally opposite corners with the value of the card and the initial of the suit, exactly like the deck that Naskill had given him; and it was then that the Saint knew that his faith in Destiny was justified again. Shortly after six o'clock he strolled into the bar and saw that Mercer and the girl were already there. It was clear that they had buried their quarrel.
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Книга жанра: Старинная литература, Старинная литература: Прочее. It was such a small gun that the Saint's hand easily covered it, and he held the gun and her hand together in a viselike grip, smiling as if he were just greeting an old acquaintance, until the wail of the sirens died away. Do you really want to go to a police station?' he drawled
Author: Leslie Charteris.
The Saint and the Happy Highwayman. Author: Leslie Charteris.
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This is Leslie Charteris' final Saint book to be set completely in the UK for many years. The nine tales in The Happy Highwayman are typical of Charteris' writing in the mid thirties, a time when he was immensely prolific. Like his creator The Saint is about to make his life in the States - like his creator he will return home but not for a very long time. Most of them are not especially memorable, and could stand as templates for Saint stories - in particular The Mug's Game, about card playing swindles.
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
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Includes Benevolent Burglary; Charitable Countess; Man Who Liked Ants; Man Who Was Lucky; Mugs' Game; Smart Detective; Star Producers; Well-Meaning Mayor; Wicked Cousin.
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