The Black Star
by Johnston McCulley
Publisher: Chelsea House 1921
Number of pages: 193
Roger Verbeck-Flagellum and Muggs, a millionaire bachelor and his ex-thug partner pursue a criminal mastermind known as the Black Star, a criminal with no Robin Hoodish tendencies but with great organizational skills and considerable panache.
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by E. W. Hornung - Charles Scribner's Sons
The first in a series of books of the anti-hero, Raffles, a gentleman and a cricket player, who supports himself by carrying out ingenious burglaries. Told a la Sherlock Holmes stories, by Raffles' friend, with a good sense of humor.
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This novel is a blend of mystery and gothic horror, engaging in the narrative, the strong female characters portray an interesting side of Victorian life. The ending brought our heroine the respect she so clearly deserved.