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Raffles of the Albany Barry Perowne

Raffles of the Albany

Barry Perowne

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ISBN : 9780241893579
Hardcover
213 pages
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Taking up where E. W. Hornung left off, Barry Perowne evokes the late Victorian world of A. J. Raffles and Bunny Manderss London: the fashionable Albany, cricketing matches, socialite parties. But he also brings Raffles into encounters with theMoreTaking up where E. W. Hornung left off, Barry Perowne evokes the late Victorian world of A. J. Raffles and Bunny Manderss London: the fashionable Albany, cricketing matches, socialite parties. But he also brings Raffles into encounters with the unexpected--from suffragettes at Lords cricket grounds to white slavers on the Riviera- from the exiled Oscar Wilde to Robert Louis Stevenson in Samoa, and from the young Winston Churchill to the great unsung detective: the doctor Arthur Conan Doyle.This is a collection of short stories compiled from the various magazines where they were originally published.