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Saints and avengers : British adventure series of the 1960s

Author: James Chapman
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British detective thrillers of the 1960s amused millions and are still shown internationally today. This book investigates these ironic, eccentric and knowingly stylish series and finds out in what  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chapman, James, 1968-
Saints and avengers.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, ©2002
(OCoLC)606773978
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Chapman
ISBN: 1860647537 9781860647536 1860647545 9781860647543
OCLC Number: 47726814
Description: xii, 282 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Danger man: Dirty work --
The Avengers: Is there honey still for tea? --
The Saint: The English knight errant --
Adam Adamant lives!: Swinging Britain --
Man in a suitcase: Have gun, will travel --
The Champions: Return from Shangri-La --
Department S: The Marie Celeste --
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased): The Ghostly Detectives --
Jason King: The Bohemian touch --
The Persuaders!: The special relationship.
Responsibility: James Chapman.
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