Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors.August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of E. W. Hornungwhich are Dead Men Tell No Tales and The Shadow of the Rope.E. W. Hornung was an English author and poet known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Hornung's stories dealt with a wider range of themes than crime: he examined scientific and medical developments, guilt, class and the unequal role played by women in society.Novels selected for this book:- Dead Men Tell No Tales- The Shadow of the RopeThis is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.
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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.