Leslie Charteris
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Leslie Charteris

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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    • Enter the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 2
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
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    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Crime Capers

    • By J. Olsen on 01-02-15

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    • The Saint Closes the Case

    • The Saint. Book 3
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 90
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    Simon Templar is the Saint - daring, dazzling, and just a little disreputable....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Important to Listen Within Original Context

    • By Nancy F. on 12-27-14

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    • Call for the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 27
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
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    • The Saint in Europe

    • The Saint, Book 29
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Simon Templar never goes anywhere with the intention of getting into trouble, but trouble seems to like following him.....

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    • The Saint Sees It Through

    • The Saint, Book 26
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Simon Templar heads to New York - to sip cocktails, listen to jazz, and have a good time. But he has a way of making enemies....

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    • Follow the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 20
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    In these three stories, everyone's favourite criminal follows his nose and finds yet more trouble....

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    • The Saint versus Scotland Yard

    • The Saint, Book 8
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

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    • The Saint in Action

    • The Saint, Book 17
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    The Saint is back – 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • The Saint in his original form - an abundant style

    • By Chris T on 04-28-17

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    • The Saint on Guard

    • The Saint, Book 25
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When a shipment of iridium is stolen, the Saint hatches a scheme to recover the goods - but then one of his prime leads is murdered, and he's framed for the crime....

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    • Alias the Saint

    • The Saint, Book 6
    • By: Leslie Charteris
    • Narrated by: John Telfer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The Saint is back - 50 audiobooks are now available starring the debonair classic crime hero....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Stephen W Osborne on 08-31-16

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