The Adventures of Romney Pringle

The Adventures of Romney Pringle  (1902) 
by R. Austin Freeman and John Pitcairn writing as Clifford Ashdown
Austin Freeman and Dr. John James Pitcairn, a medical office at Halloway Prison, writing under the common pseudonym, Clifford Ashdown. This mystery collection is the first work of Freeman. The stories follow the adventures of Romney Pringle, a gentleman con man, thief and master of disguises—who is not above using his keen observation and wits to track down other criminals.

First published in Cassell's Magazine, Jun-Nov 1902. For the original work, with the omitted illustrations, see [Project Gutenberg Australia]

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