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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Stories
I really do like the Raffles stories and in many ways they are perfect for the Kindle. The short stories really lend themselves to reading while travelling.
Published 19 months ago by Shimmy

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3.0 out of 5 stars Great short stories.
A great series of short stories. I had imagined them to be more exiting as a result of seeing the TV series many years ago, but they were well written and most atmospheric. Recommended.
Published 2 months ago by Shirley Wittering


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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Stories, 13 Aug. 2013
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I really do like the Raffles stories and in many ways they are perfect for the Kindle. The short stories really lend themselves to reading while travelling.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Total fantasy and I love it, 28 July 2013
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I first came across Raffles on the radio many years ago, played by the delightful Anthony Valentine, whose voice could seduce with no problem and I was almost reluctant to read the original but I was not disappointed. The idea of a upper class burglar defeating the police and homeowners repeatedly is very silly but it is easy to lose yourself among the streets of 1920's London. The time of dressing for dinner and gay young things being rich and restless youngsters. Raffles is as good a cricketer as a burglar but the cricket is a background so nothing takes away from the dirt deeds in stately homes. This world is gone but can be recaptured through thses stories.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good romp, 27 Aug. 2013
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Great, all the stories to hand when required.
What more can I say its a great deal, possibly more than I'll ever read :)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Kindle collection, 14 Dec. 2013
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excellent item as all stories together conveniently in one. Formatted well and easily read. Superb. Will recommend this. So enjoyable
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4.0 out of 5 stars Raffles Pack, 13 Feb. 2014
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Old fashion burglary stories. Made to seem right by the Jeeves and Wooster type characters. Good, I've read a few of them before.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 23 Sept. 2014
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Never read these before so enjoying the collection - a bargain at the price!
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3.0 out of 5 stars Great short stories., 16 Jan. 2015
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Shirley Wittering "Greensleeves" (Cambridgeshire, England) - See all my reviews
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A great series of short stories. I had imagined them to be more exiting as a result of seeing the TV series many years ago, but they were well written and most atmospheric. Recommended.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent reading, 12 Sept. 2013
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A very good read, similar to Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson.
More true to life and full of cricketing mores.
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5.0 out of 5 stars make of it what you will, 19 Aug. 2014
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Free and kept me interested. Very old fashioned, loved it.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars, 1 Oct. 2014
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A bit dated, not as interesting as Charlie Chan stories
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