A Thief in the Night
by E. W. Hornung
Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons 1905
Number of pages: 287
A Thief in the Night is a 1905 collection of short stories by Ernest William Hornung, featuring his popular character A. J. Raffles. It was the third book in the series, and the final collection of short stories. In it, Raffles, a gentleman thief, commits a number of burglaries in late Victorian England.
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