It’s hard to believe that the Saint, Simon Templar, has been entertaining readers for nearly ninety years. Not only in the wonderful books by Leslie Charteris, but in films, on television and radio, and in comic strips. 672 more words
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"The Saint in New York," by Leslie Charteris, or Is This The Greatest Wish-Fulfillment Character in Fiction?
A while back I reviewed a gritty, realistic-feeling spy novel by John Le Carre. The book I am discussing today is the precise polar opposite. 491 more words
You will have to forgive the Matchbox bender I’ve been on – I make no apologies for my love of the licensed Mattel castings of the last decade, and I urge everyone to buy them before the crazy internet prices go into the clouds (they went through the roof years ago). 1,357 more words