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The Saint (Simon Templar)


Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar)

The Saint is one of the major achievements of twentieth century British popular fiction. Where most 'clubland heroes' stayed stuck in their era, Simon Templar transcended his, and remains the only one that can sustain regular re-invention.

Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar) posted 2008-04-24 by Stephen Gallagher from England


Pre-War Templar

Simon Templar has been deluded over the past number of years The Pre WWII Templar was ruthless and cold blooded. I believe the new Saint series starring James Purefoy will have a much rougher edge. So much for breeding.

Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar) posted 2008-01-16 by Templar Saint from Berlin Connecticut


Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar)

He is the embodiment of our national delusion that fair play and good breeding will win against baddies such as crooks and foreigners. As usual we understimate the ruthless determination of our opponents and overestimate our own importance.

Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar) posted 2006-09-03 by james atkinson from shropshire


Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar)

Everything about it is so English.

Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar) posted 2006-08-22 by stephen baker from manchester


Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar)

What is more British than a rogue with Robin Hood-esque qualities darting around the countryside in a sporty motorcar? Suave and sophisticated with a set of principles! Of course the only TV programme should be the version with Roger Moore and his P1800 Volvo!

Comment on The Saint (Simon Templar) posted 2006-08-22 by Andy Sibbald from Canada