Author:Ernest William Hornung

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Ernest William Hornung
known as Willie, was an English author, most famous for writing the Raffles series of novels about a gentleman thief in late Victorian London.
Ernest William Hornung


  • A Bride from the Bush (1890)
  • Under Two Skies: a collection of stories (1892)
  • Tiny Luttrell (1893 )
  • The Boss of Taroomba (1894)
  • The Unbidden Guest (1894)
  • Irralie's Bushranger (1896)
  • The Rogue's March: A Romance (1896)
  • My Lord Duke (1897)
  • Some Persons Unknown (1898)
  • Young Blood (1898)
  • Dead Men Tell No Tales (1899)
  • The Belle of Toorak (1900)
  • Peccavi (1900)
  • At Large (1902)
  • The Shadow of the Rope (1902)
  • Denis Dent: A Novel (1903)
  • No Hero (1903)
  • Stingaree (1905) (transcription project)
  • The Camera Fiend (1911)
  • Fathers of Men (1912)
  • The Thousandth Woman (1913)
  • Witching Hill (1913)
  • The Crime Doctor (1914) (No scan)
  • Old Offenders and a Few Old Scores (1923) Short story collection; published posthumously.

Raffles series[edit]

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  • Ballad of Ensign Joy (1917)
  • Wooden Cross (1918)
  • The Young Guard (1919)

A complete list of his works can be found on Wikipedia

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1921, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.