Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman
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Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman (A.J. Raffles, The Gentleman Thief #2)

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife (first published 1901)
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Dec 08, 2008 Daniel rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Daniel by: Rose
"Raffles: Further Adventures of the Amateur Cracksman" is even more enjoyable than its predecessor, "The Amateur Cracksman." E.W. Hornung, having already established the characters of gentleman thief A.J. Raffles and accomplice-chronicler Bunny in the first book, is freed up to have more fun with his creations and allow them to embark on adventures that aren't all strictly criminal in nature.

In "Further Adventures," Hornung departs somewhat from the writing style of his brother-in-law, Arthur Co...more
Supposedly Raffles, like Sherlock Holmes, wasn't quite the same after his return from the grave. It's true that there are elements in the first stories missing from the ones collected here, but I enjoyed these glimpses of a more reflective, emotionally-accessible Raffles. There are fewer capers here, but there is more heart.

What happened to Raffles after the close of the first book? Are bicycles appropriate getaway vehicles? Are even thieves susceptible to patriotism? These questions and more ar...more
Kelanjutan kisah petualangan 'gentleman-thief' Raffles yang diduga tewas dalam buku pertama, ternyata muncul kembali dalam penyamaran sebagai sosok pria tua-renta dan lumpuh, mengejutkan sahabatnya Harry 'Bunny' Manders (yang menjalani hukuman penjara akibat perbuatan si Raffles).
Secara keseluruhan, kumpulan cerita pendek dalam kisah ini lebih menarik dibandingkan buku pertama, dan membuat semakin 'gregetan' adalah ending kisah ini yang benar-benar surprise (again)

more about this book, just che...more
I say, Raffles is starting to grow on me, what? This one is quite well written, has more depth and is more about Bunny and their ridiculous and juvenile relationship - is even a little moving despite the faintly (?!) ludicrous plot. Onward chaps.
I listened to this book from Audible. The story is about the burglery escapades of a pair of men in the 1920's(?). The reader has a Brittish accent, which caused me to imagine the opposite of Sherlock Holmes stories.
An interesting book. It was written in 1901 , set in Edwardian England so was something different than my usual choices in books but I enjoyed the characters of Bunny and Rafffles and their adventures.
Sedikiiiiit lebih bagus dari buku sebelumnya, tapi tetap saja, tokoh Raffles tidak ada apa-apanya dibanding Lupin atau bahkan Kaito Kid-nya Conan :p
Timothy Ferguson
Subtle, funny and engaging

Not quite a "caper" book. Raffles is an action hero who is too much a gentleman to break a sweat.

Knut Sigurd
Om A J Raffles er ein gentlemannstjuv er han neimen ikkje mykje av ein gentleman mot kompanjongen Bunny.
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Ernest William Hornung known as Willie, was an English author, most famous for writing the Raffles series of novels about a gentleman thief in late Victorian London.

In addition to his novels and short stories Hornung wrote some war verse, and a play based on the Raffles stories was produced successfully. He was much interested in cricket, and was "a man of large and generous nature, a delightful c...more
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