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They seek him here, they seek him there, the police and the criminal underworld seek that scoundrel John Raffles everywhere! Now after more than 100 years the first novel of Europe's most popular pulp hero is translated into English. After stealing a pile of debts owed to crooked banker James Gordon and giving them back to his poor customers, the usurer discovers his identity as Lord Lister and plans to turn the tables. After Raffles mercilessly taunts the police will they discover the truth and finally capture him? Includes a cover gallery of rare magazines and an informative introduction.
- Series: Dime Novel Cover
- Paperback: 110 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (February 13, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1507822677
- ISBN-13: 978-1507822678
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.2 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 7.8 ounces
Mister Lovece did a great job bringing the forgotten European dime novels to the ...
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Mister Lovece did a great job bringing the forgotten European dime novels to the American public. Finally scholars and readers outside Europe can enjoy and research these stunning gems. This book is worth buying every buck.
First English translation of this popular "pulp hero" character from overseas
A hugely popular character in foreign pulp fiction was Lord Lister, also known as Raffles, Master Thief. Surprisingly, Lord Lister has never appeared in English. Until now.