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The Collected Raffles
Jeremy Lewis

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789380143781
Price : 275

About the book
Raffles - gentleman, soldier, thief A.J. Raffles leads the leisured life of a wealthy Victorian gentleman – playing cricket all summer and doing nothing for the rest of the year – or so it seems ... But when Bunny, in desperate financial straits, seeks help from his boyhood mentor, he discovers that this admirable man has turned his audacity, resourcefulness and courage to the service of crime. Ever loyal, Bunny joins forces with Raffles, becoming Watson to his underworld Holmes. The two embark on a series of daring and imaginative illegal exploits – just one step ahead of MacKenzie of Scotland Yard. The stories collected here take Raffles from his glamorous early days to his time as a soldier in the Boer War. His adventures on the edge of civilized society are romantic, gripping and impossible to put down.

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