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Tiny Luttrell (1893). By (1893). By: Ernest William Hornung: Novel (Original Classics) review â 103 è Ernest William Hornung 7 June 1866 22 March 1921 was an English author and poet known for writing the A J Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th century LondErnest William Hornung 7 June 1866 22 March 1921 was an English author and poet known for writing the A J Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th century London Hornung was educated at Uppingham School; as a result of poor health he left the school in December 1883 to travel to Sydney where he stayed for two years He drew on his Australian experiences as a background when he began writing initially short stories and later novels In 1898 he wrote In the Chains of Crime which introduced Raffles and his sidekick Bunny Manders; the characters were based partly on his friends Oscar Wilde and his lover Lord Alfred Douglas and also on the characters of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson created by his brother in law Ar.
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E Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front Hornung's fragile constitution was further weakened by the stress of his war work To aid his recuperation he and his wife visited the south of France in 1921 He fell ill from influenza on the journey and died on 22 March 1921 aged 54 Although much of Hornung's work has fallen into obscurity his Raffles stories continued to be popular and have formed numerous film and television adaptations Hornung's stories dealt with a wider range of themes than crime he examined scientific and medical developments guilt class and the uneual role played by women in society Two threads that run through a sizeable proportion of his books are Australia and cricket; the latter was also a lifelong passi.
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Tiny Luttrell 1893 By 1893 By Ernest William Hornung Novel Original ClassicsThur Conan Doyle The series of Raffles short stories were collected for sale in book form in 1899 and two further books of Raffles short stories followed as well as a poorly received novel Aside from his Raffles stories Hornung was a prodigious writer of fiction publishing numerous books from 1890 with A Bride from the Bush to his 1914 novel The Crime Doctor The First World War brought an end to Hornung's fictional output His son Oscar was killed at the Second Battle of Ypres in July 1915 Hornung joined the YMCA initially in England then in France where he helped run a canteen and library He published two collections of poetry during the war and then afterwards one further volume of verse and an account of his time spent in Franc.