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by John Kendrick Bangs,Sydney Adamson

eBook R. Holmes And Company: Being The Remarkable Adventures Of Raffles Holmes, Esq., Detective And Amateur Cracksman By Birth (1906) download ISBN: 054866756X
Author: John Kendrick Bangs,Sydney Adamson
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (October 22, 2007)
Language: English
Pages: 260
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Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922; Harper & Brothers. pbl; Adamson, Sydney.

Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922; Harper & Brothers. New York : Harper & Brothers.

Illustrated by Sydney Adamson.

Raffles Holmes & Company’ is a unique book as it is a pastiche based on two different legendary characters created . John Kendrick Bangs created Raffles Holmes, son of Sherlock and grandson of Raffles (yes, really - chapter two explains).

Raffles Holmes & Company’ is a unique book as it is a pastiche based on two different legendary characters created by two equally legendary writers. In this collection of short stories with traces of humor and mystery written in 1906, John Kendrick Bangs introduces to the reader the enigmatic character of ‘Raffles Holmes’ – the son of the great Sherlock Holmes and the grandson of the gentleman thief . Raffles – and his escapades.

by John Kendrick Bangs (Author), Sydney Adamson (Author), Harper & Brothers Pbl (Author) & 0 more. Sherlock Holmes married the daughter of a criminal, and they had a baby, "Raffles Holmes". This baby grew up, and didn't know whether he wanted to be honest like his father, or steal like his maternal grandfather. So he compromises, and does the worst thing he can do. He becomes a thief while parading around like the greatest detective since, er, Sherlock Holmes.

John Kendrick Bangs created Raffles Holmes, son of Sherlock and . R Holmes & Co, published in 1906, is accomplished pastiche. The book slips by as effortlessly as R Holmes through a deserving victim's window.

John Kendrick Bangs created Raffles Holmes, son of Sherlock and grandson of Raffles (yes, really - chapter two explains). This third (or possibly second) generation offspring has characteristics drawn from both his forbears: he is an accomplished cat burglar, a thief with a conscience, a master of disguise, and a man-about-town with an amanuensis to record his exploits. The style is established early - cats in the night are "vagrant felines on Cupid's contentious battles bent" - and remains true to itself.

by John Kendrick Bangs (Author), Sydney Adamson (Illustrator). Product Dimensions: 6 x . x 9 inches.

Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Es. Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth. By. John Kendrick Bangs. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

I Introducing mr. raffles holmes. II The adventure of the dorrington ruby seal. Section 5. General Information About Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works

I Introducing mr. III The adventure of mrs. burlingame's diamond stomacher. IV The adventure of the missing pendants. V The adventure of the brass check. VI The adventure of the hired burglar. VII The redemption of young billington rand. General Information About Project Gutenberg-tm electronic works.

by John Kendrick Bangs. I. introducing mr. And then there entered upon the scene that marvelous man, Raffles Holmes, of whose exploits it is the purpose of these papers to tell. II. The adventure of the dorrington ruby seal. I had dozed perhaps for a full hour when the first strange sounds grated upon my ear. Somebody had opened a window in the kitchen of the first-floor apartment below, and with a dark lantern was inspecting the iron platform of the fire-escape without.

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Albert Levering; New York and London: Harper & Brothers. R. Holmes & C. Being the Remarkable Adventures of Raffles Holmes, Es. Detective and Amateur Cracksman by Birth (1906), illus. Sydney Adamson; New York and London: Haper & Brothers.

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