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The Amateur Cracksman: by E. W. Hornung

by E. W. Hornung

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Published by C. Scribner"s sons .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23424179M
OCLC/WorldCa70703651

Author: E W Hornung, Narrator: Philip Manikum Playtime: 4 hours 15 minutes Bunny, cannot honour his gambling debts. He turns in desperation to one of his old schoolfellows. Raffles, was brilliant at school, is now a world-class amateur cricketer and a handsome gentleman, welcome in all the finest houses. "I'd tasted blood, and it was all over with me. Why should I work when I could steal? Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial billet, when excitement, romance, danger and a decent living were a.

  The Amateur Cracksman audiobook by E.W. Hornung () "I'd tasted blood, and it was all over with me. Why should I work when I could steal? Why settle down to some humdrum uncongenial billet. If you walk down London’s Piccadilly, you come across an elegant Georgian building set back from the constant stream of traffic. This is The Albany, an imposing warren of “bachelor” apartments whic.

The Amateur Cracksman was the original short story collection by E.W. Hornung featuring his most famous character, A. J. Raffles, a gentleman thief in late Victorian Great Britain. It . Learn more about E. W. Hornung. Browse E. W. Hornung’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Book 1 Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins; Release date: A. J. Raffles is an 'amateur cracksman' and a gentleman-thief who with his wit and ingenuity befools everyone to .


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In the eight short stories that make up Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (), E. Hornung creates an anti-Sherlock Holmes a character who finds as Bored with The Amateur Cracksman: by E. W. Hornung book as a master cricketer, Raffles turns to a life of crime to stifle his ennui – and pad his purse/5.

The Amateur Cracksman by E.W. Hornung features his most famous character, A. Raffles, a gentleman thief in late Victorian Great Britain. This is a classic tale that has been loved by many for generations. Any profits made from the sale of this book will go towards supporting the Freeriver Community project, a project that aims to support /5(23).

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The Amateur Cracksman is the first collection of stories about A. Raffles, gentleman, cricketer, and thief.

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Raffles and his friend Bunny Manders was published as The Amateur Cracksman in The characters of Raffles and Bunny were possibly inspired by his brother-in-law's creations, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, although they are on the opposite side of the law. The Amateur Cracksman by E.

Hornung. — 4 ratings — 0 reviews subjects Conan Doyle, to write a series about a public school villain, and influenced by his own experiences at Uppingham, E. Hornung created a unique form of crime story, where, in stealing as in sport, it is playing the game that counts, and there is always honor /5(4).

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