Author:Ernest William Hornung

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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.

Ernest William Hornung

Works edit

Fiction edit

Raffles series edit

Wikipedia article on A. J. Raffles

The Ides of March — A Costume Piece — Gentlemen and Players — Le Premier Pas — Wilful Murder — Nine Points of the Law — The Return Match — The Gift of the Emperor
  • The Black Mask. US title: Raffles (1901). Illustrated by F. C. Yohn
    • No Sinecure — A Jubilee Present — The Fate of Faustina — The Last Laugh — To Catch a Thief — An Old Flame — The Wrong House — The Knees of the Gods
  • A Thief in the Night (1905) (No scan)
    • Out of Paradise — The Chest of Silver — The Rest Cure — The Criminologists' Club — The Field of Phillipi — A Bad Night — A Trap to Catch a Cracksman — The Spoils of Sacrilege — The Raffles Relics — The Last Word
  • Mr. Justice Raffles (1909) Project Gutenberg

Stingaree books edit

(Also see "Posthumous publications" below)

  1. Irralie's Bushranger (1896)
  2. Stingaree (1905) [1] Illustrated by George Washington Lambert

Non-fiction edit

Poetry edit

  • Ballad of Ensign Joy (1917)
  • Wooden Cross (1918)
  • The Young Guard (1919) Project Gutenberg

Posthumous publications edit

  • Old Offenders and a Few Old Scores (1923) Short story collection.
  • Raffles and E. W. Hornung (1999) (a biography of Hornung; revised and updated edition planned for 2017.) by Peter Rowland
  • His Brother's Blood (2015), last unfinished novel
  • Tall Tales (2015), a Hornung compilation
  • The Graven Image, (2016), unfinished novel
  • Stingaree Rides Again (2016), short stories [Stingaree #3]

More details on the above books can be found on [Peter Rowland's site]

Individual short stories edit

The Crime Doctor

A complete list of his works can be found on Wikipedia

Works about Hornung edit

References edit

  1. Stingaree, the Bushranger was also written as a play, first performed at the Queen's Theatre, London, 1908
  2. Credited to S. W. Hornung.


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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