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No Hero

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170 pages2 hours

Summary

This early work by Ernest William Hornung was originally published in 1903 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'No Hero' is a novel set in Switzerland and tells the tale of a young man who falls in love with an 'adventuress'. Ernest William Hornung was born in Middlesbrough, England in 1866. After working briefly as a journalist, and publishing a series of poems in The Times, Hornung created the character for which he is best-remembered: A. J. Raffles, a “gentleman thief” plying his trade in Victorian London.

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