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A Thief in the Night - E.W. Hornung
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Raffles is always portrayed as charismatic, the kind of man people follow blindly against all sense. It makes the stories interesting in a way that the standard pot-boiler crime stories of that era often fail to do. Hornung keeps us on edge with an unexpected turn of events, often preceded by a witty set up. "The present craze for gladiatorial athleticism I regard as one of the great evils of the age. I had forgotten Raffles was a modern first-class cricketer: that explains him. Raffles is always portrayed as charismatic, the kind of man people follow blindly against all sense. It makes the stories interesting in a way that the standard pot-boiler crime stories of that era often fail to do. Hornung keeps us on edge with an unexpected turn of events, often preceded by a witty set up. "The present craze for gladiatorial athleticism I regard as one of the great evils of the age. I had forgotten Raffles was a modern first-class cricketer: that explains him. Rather than see my son such another, do you know what I'd prefer to see him?" I neither knew nor cared: yet a wretched premonitory fascination held me breathless till I was told." I'd prefer to see him a thief!" said Nasmyth savagely. Books, Fiction~~Literary, Thief-In-The-Night~~Ernest-William-Hornung, 999999999, A Thief in the Night, E.W. Hornung, 1161419225, Kessinger Publishing Company, , , , , Kessinger Publishing Company

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: KESSINGER PUB CO, 162 Seiten, L=178mm, B=254mm, H=11mm, Gew.=503gr, [GR: 11110 - HC/Belletristik/Romane/Erzählungen], [SW: - Fiction - General], Gebunden If I must tell more tales of Raffles, I can but back to our earliest days together, and fill in the blanks left by discretion in existing annals. In so doing I may indeed fill some small part of an infinitely greater blank, across which you may conceive me to have stretched my canvas for the first frank portrait of my friend.

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A Thief in the Night

If I must tell more tales of Raffles, I can but back to our earliest days together, and fill in the blanks left by discretion in existing annals. In so doing I may indeed fill some small part of an infinitely greater blank, across which you may conceive me to have stretched my canvas for the first frank portrait of my friend.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781161419221
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1161419225
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2010
Publisher: KESSINGER PUB CO
162 Pages
Weight: 0,503 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781161419221

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1-161-41922-5, 978-1-161-41922-1


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