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The Saint In The Sun

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : 9781444766578
Genre : Fiction
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Whether he is in Cannes, St Tropez, Nassau or Lucerne, the Saint always finds some action to interest him. In these seven stories Simon faces competition in the jewel thief business, encounters an unpleasant movie mogul, uncovers a Ponzi scheme that isn't what it seems, deals with sabotage in the world of motor racing, finds a missing body, tangles with the Russians and rescues an heiress. Evil flourishes in the sun as well as the shadows, but the Saint always stands ready to prevent it.
Category: Fiction

A Saint In The Sun

Author : David N. Bell
ISBN : 9780879071714
Genre : Religion
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This volume contains translations or summaries of the most important panegyrics in praise of Saint Bernard that were preached during the reign of Louis XIV. Some of the preachers were and are regarded as the greatest orators ever to grace the French pulpit. All the translations are extensively annotated, and there are three introductory chapters providing a necessary background for appreciating the sermons. Sixteen preachers are represented, and, with one exception, none of the material has ever appeared in English. For those interested in the afterlife of Saint Bernard, as he was used, and sometimes abused, in the reign of the Sun King, this collection provides essential primary sources.
Category: Religion

The Saint In Miami

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : 9781444766295
Genre : Fiction
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The Saint and Patricia go to visit some friends in Miami - but when they get there they are shocked to learn their friends have disappeared. They move into their friends' house and start to investigate. Things get complicated when a tanker explodes off the Florida coast and a dead British sailor washes up on the shore. Simon suspects a link between the explosion and the disappearance, as well as the activities of shady millionaire Randolph March. There seems to be a Nazi spy ring operating out of Florida...
Category: Fiction

The Saint In Europe

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : 9781444766431
Genre : Fiction
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Simon Templar never goes anywhere with the intention of getting into trouble, but trouble seems to like following him. In seven adventures round Europe, he discovers dead bodies, missing jewels, kidnappers and swindlers galore. He was meant to be on holiday - but when push comes to shove, he'll make sure that justice is done. 'The character of Simon Templar forms the perfect literary bridge between John Buchan's Richard Hannay and Ian Fleming's James Bond.' Mike Ripley
Category: Fiction

The Saint In The Banyan Tree

Author : David Mosse
ISBN : 9780520253162
Genre : Religion
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“This is a powerful and exciting work. Mosse has produced a work of scholarship that is lively and readable without any loss of subtlety and sophistication. It is a ground-breaking study, of critical importance to the ways we understand religious nationalism and the anthropology of postcolonial experience.”—Susan Bayly, author of Asian Voices in a Postcolonial Age
Category: Religion

Writing Women Saints In Anglo Saxon England

Author : Paul Szarmach
ISBN : 9781442664586
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The twelve essays in this collection advance the contemporary study of the women saints of Anglo-Saxon England by challenging received wisdom and offering alternative methodologies. The work embraces a number of different scholarly approaches, from codicological study to feminist theory. While some contributions are dedicated to the description and reconstruction of female lives of saints and their cults, others explore the broader ideological and cultural investments of the literature. The volume concentrates on four major areas: the female saint in the Old English Martyrology, genre including hagiography and homelitic writing, motherhood and chastity, and differing perspectives on lives of virgin martyrs. The essays reveal how saints’ lives that exist on the apparent margins of orthodoxy actually demonstrate a successful literary challenge extending the idea of a holy life.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Saint On The Spanish Main

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : 9781444766455
Genre : Fiction
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The Saint is a traditionalist - he knows what a good pirate story needs. Gold, hidden treasure, smugglers, dastardly villains and damsels in distress. From Bimini to Nassau, via Jamaica and Haiti, the Saint travels the Caribbean - interrupting his holidays to settle disputes, solve murders, overthrow governments, and hunt for treasure. Wherever he lands, you can be sure that the Ungodly will get what's coming to them.
Category: Fiction

Send For The Saint

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : 0385141386
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, English
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Category: Detective and mystery stories, English

The Saint And The Templar Treasure

Author : Leslie Charteris
ISBN : UOM:39015011559971
Genre : Detective and mystery stories, American
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Irish Saints In Great Britain

Author : Patrick Francis Moran
ISBN : STANFORD:36105037224388
Genre : Christian saints
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Category: Christian saints