Approved | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The last words uttered by by a conscience-stricken crook dying on the Saint's doorstep lead the detective in pursuit of gold smugglers and the master crook known as the Tiger.
The novel's original title made no mention of the Saint: "Meet The Tiger!"
What's our program for tomorrow?
Simon Templar: Simple enough - we've got a million pounds in gold.
Pat Holm: Easy - where is it?
Simon Templar: What does your female intuition say?
Pat Holm: Around Baycomb? Smuggler's Cove?
Simon Templar: You're wonderful! How do we get to then, you clever little thing?
Pat Holm: They're ...
Simon Templar: ...
When Simon Templar goes to Cornwall he says he is looking to rent a cottage with a thatched roof. Buildings in Cornwall usually have slate roofs (due to the ready availability of this material there and skilled Cornish miners. Thatched roofs are more characteristic of East Anglia and other parts of England where thee is a plentiful supply of willows, water reed and bulrushes.