Simon has arranged to send a rare mummy of a pharaoh from Cairo to Phildelphia to his good friend, Keystone University archeology professor Horatio Bitts, whose beautiful daughter does not escape The Saint's attention. Ruthless gang leader Duke Bates, known as "The Boss," is a dead ringer for Simon and a notorious jewel smuggler who uses the mummy to disguise a cache of illegal diamonds. After Bates murders a shady jewel cutter and the professor, Simon finds himself under suspicion... even by his old friend, Inspector Fernack. Written by
Master criminal meets his match! All-new thrills on the double-quick as he tricks slick sleuths.
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Did You Know?
Egyptian King Amenok III, said to have died 4000 years earlier, is entirely fictitious. See more
The mummy's coffin that is shipped from Cairo is obviously different than the one that arrives at Professor Bitts' home. The writing on the coffin that arrives at Professor Bitts' home is neater, the "Paid" stamps are in different locations and the twine around the coffin is in a different location. See more
Simon Templar aka The Saint
[as "The Boss' to his gang
I've decided he looks a little too much like me to have us both around at the same time.
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