There are many books about thieves, but which ones are the best? Here are our top picks:
1. The Adventures of Robin Hood by Howard Pyle. This classic tale of a stolen from the rich and given to the poor has been thrilling readers for centuries.
2. The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe. This short story is about a man who finds a buried treasure, but the thieves who stole it are hot on his heels.
3. The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. This epic novel tells the story of a man who is wrongfully imprisoned and then escapes to seek revenge on those who have wronged him.
4. The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. This exciting adventure story follows the Scarlet Pimpernel, a daring Englishman who rescues French citizens during the Reign of Terror.
5. The 39 Steps by John Buchan. This classic thriller follows Richard Hannay as he tries to stop a group of German spies from stealing British secrets.
6. The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett. This hard-boiled detective novel follows Sam Spade as he tries to solve the murder of his partner and find a valuable statue known as the Maltese Falcon.
7. Raffles by E.W. Hornung. This light-hearted novel follows the adventures of A.J. Raffles, an aristocratic gentleman who turns to crime in order to fund his lavish lifestyle.
8. The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura. This dark and suspenseful novel follows a nameless thief as he commits a series of daring heists in Tokyo.
9. The Night Visitor by Lucy Atkins. This chilling thriller follows a woman who is being stalked by a man who knows all about her dark past.
10. The Burglar by David Bergen. This novel follows a young woman who turns to burglary in order to pay for her sick mother’s medical treatment.
We hope you enjoy these books about thieves!