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But the constant inventiveness and sly wit of Hornung make every one a real joy.
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Peccavi concerns a clergyman who has sinned earlier in life: the title is Latin for "I have sinned"."Raffles: The Gentleman Thief".The character was modelled on George Cecil Ives, a Cambridge-educated criminologist and talented cricketer who, like Raffles, was a resident of the Albany, a gentlemen's only residence in Mayfair.New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.Raffles (character) Raffles is, in many ways, a deliberate inversion of Holmes he is a " gentleman thief living at the Albany, a prestigious address in London, playing cricket for the Gentlemen of England and supporting himself by carrying out ingenious burglaries.Hornung was concerned about support for pacifism among troops, and wrote to his wife about.Butler, William Vivian (1973).A b c ac milan gift shop d Hornung,."I was asked about for my cricket he comments after this period is over.3 The last few stories in A Thief in the Night were set during this period as well.A b "New Novels".
That Raffles "saves" Bunny by roping him into a life of crime and dependency shows the slippery ethics of the man.
Hornung's prose is widely admired for its lucid-yet-simple style.
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In the space of two pages, an iconic character arrives fully formed: elegant, loyal, morally ambivalent.
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41 Cameo appearances edit Raffles makes a cameo appearance in Kim Newman's Anno Dracula (1992).81 John Barrymore took the title role in the 1917 film Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman 82 and in 1921, the year of Hornung's death, Gerald Ames took the role in Mr Justice Raffles.Holmes., 33 starring Raffles' grandson (and Sherlock Holmes 's son, by Raffles' daughter Marjorie Raffles Holmes.Sherlock Holmes and,.30 Around the turn of the 21st Century John Hall wrote eight Raffles pastiches, some of which appeared in the Alfred Hitchcock's win place show ruidoso new mexico Mystery Magazine.44 References edit Notes a b c d e f g h i j Bleiler, Richard.Justice Raffles (1921) starring Gerald Ames 11 Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman (1925 with House Peters 12 Raffles (1930 featuring Ronald Colman and Bramwell Fletcher 13 The Return of Raffles (1932) starring George Barraud and Claud Allister 14 Raffles (1939 starring David Niven and Douglas Walton.Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman.Tremayne, Peter (July 1991).Baggot, King (Director) (1925).24 Graham Greene wrote a play called The Return.