The Amateur Cracksman

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1st World Library, Aug 1, 2007 - 168 pages
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It was half-past twelve when I returned to the Albany as a last desperate resort. The scene of my disaster was much as I had left it. The baccarat-counters still strewed the table, with the empty glasses and the loaded ash-trays. A window had been opened to let the smoke out, and was letting in the fog instead. Raffles himself had merely discarded his dining jacket for one of his innumerable blazers. Yet he arched his eyebrows as though I had dragged him from his bed. Forgotten something? said he, when he saw me on his mat. No, said I, pushing past him without ceremony. And I led the way into his room with an impudence amazing to myself. Not come back for your revenge, have you? Because I'm afraid I can't give it to you single-handed. I was sorry myself that the others-

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Review: The Amateur Cracksman (AJ Raffles, The Gentleman Thief #1)

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The adventures of an experienced thief and his less experienced accomplice. Likeable characters despite the fact that they are criminals. Entertaining short stories, well suited to times when I didn't want to get hooked in a book I'd feel compelled to read cover-to-cover. Read full review

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