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The Saint Plays with Fire

(1979)
(A book in the Saint (Simon Templar) series)
A novel by

 
When the Saint and Patricia spot a country house on fire they rush to help, but are too late to rescue one man trapped inside. The dead man's door was locked, and Simon concludes there's a murder to be answered for, despite the coroner ruling otherwise. He launches his own investigation - getting engaged along the way - and soon gets caught up with generals, financiers, and an assassination plot designed to start a war.

Published on the verge of war in 1938, The Saint Plays with Fire is a striking condemnation of nationalism and the prejudices that both Charteris and the Saint despised.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

December 1979 : UK Hardback
Title: Saint Plays with Fire
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 0-7278-0537-1 / 978-0-7278-0537-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Saint Plays with Fire (The Saint Series)
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 1-4778-4278-0 / 978-1-4778-4278-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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January 2013 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Saint Plays with Fire (Saint 19)
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 1-4447-6622-8 / 978-1-4447-6622-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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January 1974 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Saint Plays with Fire
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 0-340-15109-9 / 978-0-340-15109-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Saint Plays with Fire
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
ISBN: 1-5113-2648-4 / 978-1-5113-2648-3
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Saint Plays with Fire (The Saint Series)
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
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August 2013 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Saint Plays with Fire
Author(s): Leslie Charteris
Publisher: Mulholland Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


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