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The Saint And Leslie Charteris

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For more than forty years The Saint has been giving continuous pleasure to enthusiasts - in novels, story-magazines, films, on radio and television. Here is the first complete biography and bibliography of his creator, Leslie Charteris.

It follows Charteris from his early years in Singapore through his lean and hungry 'do-anything' days to his subsequent beginnings as a wri
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Hardcover, 135 pages
Published 1971 by Hutchinson Library Services (first published 1970)
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Born Leslie Charles Bowyer Yin in Singapore, he found fame and fortune once he changed his name to Leslie Charteris and began writing about The Saint.

He left Singapore in 1919 and in 1922 he began at Rossall School, just down the coast from where I live, before spending a year at Cambridge University. He left Cambridge early as he did not want to follow a profession as a doctor or lawyer, as his father wished.

Having already written a couple of minor stories for magazines he decided that he wante
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