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The Gift of the Emperor

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the November 1898 issue, and in the October 22, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. It takes place in June – July, 1895. I When the … Continue reading

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The Return Match

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the October 1898 issue, and in the October 15, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. I had turned into Piccadilly, one thick evening in the following … Continue reading

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Nine Points of the Law

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the September 1898 issue, and in the October 8, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. “Well,” said Raffles, “what do you make of it?” I read … Continue reading

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Wilful Murder

This story was first published as part of The Amateur Cracksman in 1899. It takes place in October, 1891. Of the various robberies in which we were both concerned, it is but the few, I find, that will bear telling … Continue reading

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Le Premier Pas

This story was first published as part of The Amateur Cracksman, in 1899. It takes place in August, 1891.  The events related can be dated by the cricket match and take place at the end of 1881 or beginning of … Continue reading

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Gentlemen and Players

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the August 1898 issue, and in the October 1, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. It takes place in July – August, 1891. Old Raffles may … Continue reading

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A Costume Piece

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the July 1898 issue, and in the September 24, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. It takes place in April, 1891. London was just then talking … Continue reading

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The Ides of March

This story was first published in the UK in Cassell’s Magazine in the June 1898 issue, and in the September 17, 1898 issue of Collier’s Weekly in the US. It takes place in the early hours of Sunday, March 15, … Continue reading

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