When Albert finds himself half a million pounds in debt to the far from refined Czech Charlie, following a poker game, and needs to get the money in under a week, a mark is sought in earnest to provide the cash. The gang seize upon Luke Baincross, choleric playboy, tax dodger and womanizer, who has inherited a country house and a vast collection of Indian art, the centre-piece being a jewel-encrusted tiger which he would like to sell but cannot due to a clause in a family trust. For a fee the hustlers agree to steal the tiger whilst it is on loan to a museum so that Luke can collect the insurance, but maximum security abounds at both Luke's house and the museum, forcing a complicated plan to swap the real tiger for a dummy one. Written by
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Did You Know?
When the mark is given the Sanskrit note planted by Ash with his remote care, he refers to an Arabic translation book. Arabic is a semitic language entirely unrelated to the Indo-European language that is Sanskrit. See more