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By Leslie Charteris

The Saint's vacation in Tenerife involves a dramatic finish whilst he rescues an aged Dutch diamond cutter and his daughter from a vicious assault. it kind of feels the outdated guy is a reluctant member of a jewel-smuggling gang, and of course Simon bargains to assist him out for only a small percentage of the boodle. yet issues get complex whilst the Saint learns the previous guy had a lottery price ticket worthy $2 million - which has now long gone lacking. because the plot will get extra advanced, Simon struggles to play a profitable hand.

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His difficulties have been nonetheless unsolved whilst he used to be woke up by way of his door establishing. Lauber positioned an unshaven face into the room. “Time to get up,” he stated presently, and went out back. The sky open air, which had it appears now not been educated of what the guidebooks have been asserting approximately it, used to be leaden and overcast, and there has been a moist sit back within the air that smelt like forthcoming rain. nonetheless, with all its defects, it was once a brand new day, and the Saint used to be ready to be hopeful approximately it. He went alongside to the rest room, the place he came across and borrowed anyone else’s razor, and he had simply entire dressing whilst Lauber got here in back. “I’ll express you the eating room. ” “Is the elements constantly like this? ” Simon requested as they went down the steps. Lauber’s purely reaction to the conversational beginning used to be a obscure mumble, and Simon puzzled even if his sulky humour was once completely end result of the sore head from which he should have been anguish or even if it had another contributory reason. Graner used to be already within the eating room, sitting up in his prim old-maidish approach in the back of the espresso pot and studying a e-book. He seemed up and stated stable morning to the Saint, and lower back right away to his examining. Palermo and Aliston weren't seen. in view that there has been no noticeable encouragement to idle chatter, Simon picked up a newspaper that used to be mendacity at the desk and glanced over it whereas he attempted unsatisfactorily to damage his quickly with the insipid ration of rolls and butter which the Latin nations appear to examine adequate starting place for a morning’s paintings, reflecting that that used to be most likely why they by no means controlled to do a morning’s paintings. nearly once he took up the sheet the headlines leapt to his eye. the click of Tenerife is familiar with dedicate 3 or 4 columns contained in the paper to the inexplicable gyrations of Spanish politicians; a eu struggle can expect or 3 paragraphs within the “Information from Abroad;” front web page leads are at all times dedicated to a solemn dialogue of the army defence of the Canary Islands, which each solid Canarian is confident that different countries are just looking ahead to a chance to grab, and the neighborhood red-hot information, the scorching sensation of the day, premiums part a column less than the traditional heading of “The occasion of final Night”—there by no means having been multiple occasion in an afternoon, and that sometimes being whatever just like the earth-shaking revelation couple of electorate all started a struggle in a few tavern and have been thrown out. yet for as soon as the army defence of the Canary Islands and the customers of luring extra faulty travelers to Tenerife were ousted from their commonly used position of honour. below the headings of “The stunning Outrage of final evening” and “Unprecedented Outbreak of Gangsterismo in Tenerife” an exciting tale used to be spread out. It seemed pareja of guardias de asalto have been patrolling the outskirts of Santa Cruz the former evening after they heard the sound of taking pictures. Hastening in the direction of the closest cell to offer the alarm, they occurred to come back upon sinister people who have been helping a 3rd, who subconscious, right into a automobile.

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