Hornung E. W.

(1866—1921) writer

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novelist, is remembered as the creator of Raffles, the gentleman burglar, public‐school man, and cricketer, who appeared in The Amateur Cracksman (1899), The Black Mask (1901), A Thief in the Night (1905), and Mr Justice Raffles (1909), narrated by his admiring assistant and ex‐fag Bunny. See ‘Raffles and Miss Blandish’ (1944) by Orwell. See also Detective Fiction.

Subjects: Literature.

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