Raffles, A. J.

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A debonair cricket-loving gentleman burglar, hero of The Amateur Cracksman (1899) and other books by E. W. Hornung (1866–1921); his name is used allusively for a man of good birth who engages in crime, especially burglary.

Subjects: Theatre.

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Hornung E. W. (1866—1921) writer

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