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By E. W. Hornung, John Kendrick Bangs

This vast compilation of Raffles works offers 26 brief stories—all the stories from the unique three collections, The beginner Cracksman, The Black masks, and A Thief within the Night—plus the unconventional Mr. Justice Raffles. additionally incorporated are 20 extra, similar tales through E.W. Hornung and John Kendrick Bangs (including the adventures of Raffles' son), plus introductions, e-book covers, and notes. no matter if you're a longtime fan of the "amateur cracksman" or a newcomer to E.W. Hornung's vintage gentleman-thief, you'll locate whatever new and interesting during this volume!

incorporated are:

THE IDES OF MARCH

a dressing up PIECE

gents AND PLAYERS

LE optimum PAS

WILFUL MURDER

9 issues OF THE LAW

THE go back MATCH

THE present OF THE EMPEROR

NO SINECURE

A JUBILEE PRESENT

THE destiny OF FAUSTINA

THE final LAUGH

TO seize A THIEF

AN outdated FLAME

the inaccurate HOUSE

THE KNEES OF THE GODS

OUT OF PARADISE

THE CHEST OF SILVER

the remaining CURE

THE CRIMINOLOGISTS' CLUB

the sector OF PHILLIPI

a foul NIGHT

A catch TO trap A CRACKSMAN

THE SPOILS OF SACRILEGE

THE RAFFLES RELICS

THE final WORD

MR. JUSTICE RAFFLES

A VOICE within the WILDERNESS

THE BLACK gap OF GLENRANALD

"TO THE VILE DUST"

A BUSHRANGER AT BAY

THE TAKING OF STINGAREE

the consideration OF THE ROAD

THE PURIFICATION OF MULFERA

A DUEL within the DESERT

THE VILLAIN-WORSHIPPER

THE MOTH AND THE STAR

the journey OF THE DORRINGTON RUBY SEAL

the journey OF MRS. BURLINGAME'S DIAMOND STOMACHER

the journey OF THE lacking PENDANTS

the journey OF THE BRASS CHECK

the journey OF THE employed BURGLAR

THE REDEMPTION OF younger BILLINGTON RAND

THE NOSTALGIA OF NERVY JIM THE SNATCHER

the journey OF ROOM 407

THE MAJOR-GENERALS PEPPER-POTS

And don't overlook to look this book shop for "Wildside Megapack" to work out extra entries within the Megapack sequence, protecting secret, technology fiction, westerns, and lots more and plenty, even more!

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To ensure, that they had no longer behaved like murderers, while the proof on the inquest all went to teach that the defunct Corbucci was once little greater. His popularity, which transpired along with his id, used to be that of a libertine and a renegade, whereas the infernal equipment upstairs printed the fiendish arts of the anarchist besides. The inquiry resulted finally in an open verdict, and was once mainly instrumental in killing such compassion as is generally felt for the useless who die of their sins. yet Raffles shouldn't have handed this name for this story. TO seize A THIEF I Society people are not really to have forgotten the sequence of audacious robberies through which such a lot of of themselves suffered in flip through the short process a contemporary season. Raid after raid was once made upon the neatest homes on the town, and inside a number of weeks a couple of exalted head have been shorn of its valuable tiara. The Duke and Duchess of Dorchester misplaced part the transportable items in their historical plate at the very evening in their Graces’ virtually both historical dress ball. The Kenworthy diamonds have been taken in extensive sunlight, throughout the pleasure of a charitable assembly at the flooring ground, and the presents of her belted bridegroom to girl could Paulton whereas the outer air was once thick with a prismatic bathe of confetti. It was once noticeable that each one this was once the paintings of no usual thief, and maybe inevitable that the identify of Raffles must have been dragged from oblivion via callous disrespecters of the departed and unreasoning apologists for the police. those wiseacres didn't hesitate to convey a useless guy again to lifestyles simply because they knew of no residing one able to such feats; it really is their heedless and inconsequent calumnies that the current paper is in part meant to refute. on the contrary, our joint innocence during this subject was once in simple terms surpassed through our universal envy, and for a very long time, just like the remainder of the area, neither people had the slightest clew to the id of the person that used to be following in our steps with such frustrating effects. “I should still brain less,” acknowledged Raffles, “if the guy have been fairly enjoying my video game. yet abuse of hospitality used to be by no means considered one of my strokes, and it kind of feels to me the single shot he’s obtained. after we took previous girl Melrose’s necklace, Bunny, we weren't staying with the Melroses, in case you recall. ” We have been discussing the robberies for the hundredth time, yet for as soon as lower than stipulations extra favorable to lively dialog than our distinctive situations accepted within the flat. We didn't frequently dine out. Dr. Theobald used to be one obstacle, the danger of popularity was once one other. yet there have been exceptions, while the general practitioner used to be away or the sufferer defiant, and on those infrequent events we frequented a undeniable unpretentious eating place within the Fulham zone, the place the cooking used to be undeniable yet very good, and the cellar a shock. Our bottle of ’89 champagne was once empty to the label whilst the topic arose, to be touched by means of Raffles within the reminiscent demeanour indicated above. i will be able to see his transparent eye upon me now, studying me, weighing me.

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