Raffles

Raffles

The Amateur Cracksmen

Downloadable Audiobook - 2017
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The cracking debut of A. J. Raffles, proper English gentleman and jewel thief extraordinaire The Amateur Cracksman is the first collection of stories about A. J. Raffles, gentleman, cricketer, and thief. After stopping his old school friend, Bunny Manders, from a desperate attempt at suicide, Raffles introduces the unsuspecting Bunny to a new way of earning a living, burglary. Though frequently horrified by Raffles's actions, the conscience-stricken Bunny stands by him through all their adventures, firm to his promise, "When you want me, I'm your man!" In these thrilling stories, E. W. Hornung introduced the world to a duo as gifted at burglary as Sherlock Holmes and Watson are at detection. Full of sophisticated banter, hair-raising close calls, and nefarious schemes, Raffles: The Amateur Cracksman is a masterwork of crime fiction and irrefutable proof that there truly is honor among thieves.
Publisher: [United States]: Author's Republic , 2017
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781518953811
1518953816
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 23 min.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Hughes, Kristin
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