Seanchai ("Storyteller" in Irish) Library celebrates the Celtic tradition of stories told around the hearth or in the pub to friends, family, and welcomed strangers. Seanchai Libraries bring stories of all kinds to life, in Virtual Worlds: Second Life & Kitely on the Open Metaverse.
SUNDAY, January 27th @ 1:30pm: TEA TIME with Templar ~ The Saint
Simon Templar is a Robin Hood-like criminal known as The
Saint – plausibly from his initials, but the exact reason for his nickname is
unknown (although the reader is told that he was given it at the age of
nineteen). Templar has aliases, often using the initials S.T. such as
"Sebastian Tombs" or "Sugarman Treacle". Blessed with
boyish humour, he makes humorous and off-putting remarks and leaves a "calling
card" at his "crimes," a stick figure of a man with a halo over
his head. This is used as the logo of the books, the movies, and the 1960s TV
series. He is described as "a buccaneer in the suits of Savile Row,
amused, cool, debonair, with hell-for-leather blue eyes and a saintly smile."
The Saint is featured in a series of books by Leslie
Charteris published between 1928 and 1963. After