Hornung wrote a series of twenty-six short stories and one novel about the adventures of Arthur J. Raffles, cricketeer and gentleman thief, and his chronicler, Harry “Bunny” Manders. The early adventures were published in The Amateur Cracksman and continued with The Black Mask after Raffles’s and Bunny’s exposure through to Raffles’s death. The last collection, A Thief in the Night, as well as the novel, Mr. Justice Raffles, tell of adventures previously withheld.
Gentleman thief Raffles is daring, debonair, devilishly handsome-and a first-rate cricketer. In these eight stories, the master burglar indulges his pas...read more »
Since his friend and partner in crime, A. J. Raffles, jumped into the Mediterranean, Bunny Manders has scraped along as best he can. At Raffles’s side, ...read more »
A Thief in the Night is the third collection of stories detailing the exploits and intrigues of gentleman thief A. J. Raffles in late Victorian England....read more »
Arthur Raffles is a prominent member of London society, and a national sporting hero. As a cricketer he regularly represents England in Test matches. He...read more »