The Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace

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The Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace
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First edition
Author Christopher Short, based on characters by Leslie Charteris
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series The Saint
Genre Mystery novel
Publisher The Crime Club
Publication date
1976
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
Pages 186 pp
ISBN 0-385-11226-2
OCLC 1859650
823/.9/12
LC Class PZ3.C3855 Le3 PR6005.H348
Preceded by Catch the Saint
Followed by Send for the Saint

The Saint and the Hapsburg Necklace is the title of a 1976 mystery novel featuring the character of Simon Templar, alias "The Saint". The novel is written by Christopher Short, but per the custom at this time, the author credit on the cover goes to Leslie Charteris, who created the Saint in 1928, and who served in an editorial capacity.

The book was first published in the United States by The Crime Club, and was followed thereafter by a United Kingdom edition from Hodder and Stoughton. A later paperback edition by Coronet Books was a tie-in with the then-current Return of the Saint television series.

Although the proper spelling of the name should be Habsburg, all editions of this book use the "Hapsburg" spelling.

Plot summary[edit]

To be added.