Photograph of Leslie Charteris

Leslie Charteris

Dates
12 May 1907 - 15 April 1993
Presentation
Once his first book, written during his first year at King's College, Cambridge, was accepted, he left the university and embarked on a new career. He continued to write English thriller stories, while he worked at various jobs from shipping out on a freighter to working as a barman in a country inn.
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