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Leslie Charteris - Quotes

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The gleam in their eyes telegraphs only too clearly that they are hoping for a headline, which of course means something disparaging, because nothing makes such good copy as a feud. ---->>>

He believes in romance. He isn't merely going through the mechanical movements of a man in an exciting situation. He is, vitally and positively squeezing the last drop of delight from living the best life he knows in the best way he can. ---->>>

In 1938, when I had decided that the only way to see the country was in a trailer, and I built the trailer which I still have and lived in it for eighteen months, and learned America from San Diego to the Canadian border, from Miami to New Jersey, and east to west in between. ---->>>

The reason is that for many years I have avoided reading anything whatsoever that approaches my own line of country, out of a somewhat fanatical desire to avoid the risk of unconscious imitation. ---->>>

Everything I write is designed to be milked to the last drop of revenue. ---->>>

For there is a price ticket on everything that puts a whizz into life, and adventure follows the rule. It's distressing, but there you are. ---->>>

I had still never read one of the Bond books when the movie Dr. No came out. ---->>>

About the Saint's amorous adventures, by the way, I can't speak so brazenly. ---->>>

If I didn't see its place in the Saga when I planned it, I probably wouldn't write it at all. ---->>>

In 1939 I hadn't even realized that this was an immigration problem. ---->>>

It should cause no surprise that anyone so lazy as myself should be economical to the point of miserliness with everything he writes. ---->>>

Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.

Others, amounting to four novels and a mess of short stories which I did not think worth preserving, I have done my best to eliminate from the record by refusing all requests for permission to reprint them, and I hope I have done a good job of making them hard to unearth.

Biography

Nationality: British
Born: 05-12, 1907
Birthplace:
Die: 04-15, 1993
Occupation: Writer
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Leslie Charteris (12 May 1907 – 15 April 1993), born Leslie Charles Bowyer-Yin, was a British-Chinese author of adventure fiction, as well as a screenwriter. He was best known for his many books chronicling the adventures of the charming anti-hero Simon Templar, alias "The Saint."(wikipedia)