This unique and meticulously edited World War I collection includes: Poems_x000D_ Consecration_x000D_ Lord's Leave_x000D_ Last Post_x000D_ The Old Boys_x000D_ Ruddy Young Ginger_x000D_ The Ballad of Ensign Joy_x000D_ Bond and Free_x000D_ Shell-Shock in Arras_x000D_ The Big Thing_x000D_ Forerunners_x000D_ Uppingham Song_x000D_ Wooden Crosses_x000D_ Memoir_x000D_ Notes of a Camp Follower on the Western Front_x000D_ E. W. Hornung (1866–1921) was an English author and a war poet and also brother-in-law to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Hornung is known for writing the A. J. Raffles series about a gentleman thief based on a deliberate inversion of the Sherlock Holmes series. Hornung dedicated his creation as a form of flattery to Doyle. Hornung's works are also remembered for giving insight into the social mores of late 19th and early 20th century British society._x000D_
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E. W. Hornung (1866–1921) based his iconic characters—the gentleman thief A. J. Raffles and his sidekick, Bunny Manders—on his friends Oscar Wilde and Lord Alfred Douglas, as well as on his brother-in-law Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creations: Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson. The eighth child of a Hungarian timber and coal merchant, Hornung was a prolific and popular author during his lifetime, publishing in a variety of genres.