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  • From the grit of the Australian bush to the tangled traditions of cultivated English society, Under Two Skies is truly a lost literary treasure. The contrasting communities in these collected short stories of Ernest William Hornung, are also intrinsi...



  • Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 – 22 March 1921), known professionally as E. W. Hornung (nickname Willie), was a poet and English author, most famous for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th century L...



  • "Once more Hornung gives us a book decidedly entertaining to read."--New York Tribune. Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help ...



  • Gladys, a spirited, beautiful girl raised in the heart of the Australian outback by her father, has married into British high society. Her husband Alfred, well meaning, kind and head-over-heels in love with her, unwittingly throws her into the lion's...



  • Witching Hill by E. W. Hornung. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world ...



  • Sophisticated mayhem from a master of crime fiction 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, he was witness to, and participant in, the m...



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  • Kenyon had been more unmanageable than usual. Unsettled and excitable from the moment he awoke and remembered who was coming in the evening, he had remained in an unsafe state all day. That evening found him with unbroken bones was a miracle to Ethel...



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    Nothing is so easy as falling in love on a long sea voyage except falling out of love. Especially was this the case in the days when the wooden clippers did finely to land you in Sydney or in Melbourne under the four full months. We all saw far too m...







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    And it seemed that the knighthood of the up-country road had been an extinct order from the extirpation of the Kellys to the appearance of this same Stingaree, who was reported a man of birth and mystery, with an ostentatious passion for music and as...



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    Gentleman thief A.J. Raffles and Bunny, his friend and accomplice, continue their adventures... In the story of NO SINECURE, Bunny, believing that Raffles is dead, prepares to face the world alone...until he answers an advertisement in the newspaper....



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    Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 - 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of po...



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    Ernest William Hornung (1866-1921) was an English author. He spent most of his life in England and France, but in 1884 left for Australia and stayed for two years. Although his Australian experience had been so short, it coloured most of his literary...



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    Hornung's famous Raffles crime stories are collected in one volume, including 26 short stories and a novel. Raffles, and his partner Bunny, are daring in their larcenous escapades as they attempt to evade the law....







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    In the tradition of the Great Detective, Sherlock Holmes, we present E.W. Hornung's THE CRIME DOCTOR. John Dollar, a former soldier recovering from a head injury, becomes an amateur sleuth as well as a man of medical science- one with a unique outloo...



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    Hornung's gentleman thief made his first appearance in print in The Amateur Cracksman in 1899, a collection of tales succeeded by another short story series, The Black Mask, in 1901, and in 1905, a final series, A Thief in the Night. In the latter vo...



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    Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 - 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of po...



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    This early work by Ernest William Hornung was originally published in 1901 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. Ernest William Hornung was born in Middlesbrough, England in 1866. After working briefly as a journalis...



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    "It is finished," said the woman, speaking very quietly to herself. "Not another day, nor a night, if I can be ready before morning " She stood alone in her own room, with none to mark the white-hot pallor of the oval face, the scornful curve of quiv...



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    The third installment in the irresistible adventures of A. J. Raffles, the thief who gives crime a good name For weeks, Bunny Manders has scoured the sporting papers, looking for word of his vanished friendthe cricketer, playboy, and gentleman thie...



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    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...



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    Ernest William Hornung (7 June 1866 - 22 March 1921) was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of po...



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    Ernest William Hornung (1866-1921) was a British author. The third son of John Peter Hornung, a Hungarian, E.W. Hornung was born in Middlesbrough. He spent most of his life in England and France, but in 1884 left for Australia and stayed for two year...



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    When plotting a murder (figuratively speaking), the mystery writer has at hand any number of M.O.'s including such tried and true conventions as the locked room, the unbreakable alibi, the double bluff, the mistaken identity, and many others. Indeed,...