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Donald Thomas (1) (1926–)

Author of The Victorian Underworld

For other authors named Donald Thomas, see the disambiguation page.

Donald Thomas (1) has been aliased into Donald Serrell Thomas.

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Works by Donald Thomas

Works have been aliased into Donald Serrell Thomas.

The Victorian Underworld (1998) 197 copies
The Marquis de Sade (1976) 115 copies
Robert Browning (1982) 34 copies

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Works have been aliased into Donald Serrell Thomas.

The Big Book of Sherlock Holmes Stories (2015) — Contributor — 145 copies

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The first part of this book, The Secret Cases, should have remained secret, wIth Holmes smug, haughty and impotent, unable to influence anything worthwhile. I kept reading, but every story had the same Holmes where we're lucky to get no more than one useless input each. Needless to say, I did not finish this book.
 
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SamMelfi | Oct 8, 2023 |
So-so collection of material on crime in Victorian-era England. The chapters on prostitution and pornography aren't terribly interesting, and while the chapters on burglary and murder are rather more interesting, it's pretty much a rehash of what you can find in other books. All right, but nothing particularly spectacular.
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EricCostello | Nov 12, 2019 |
I finished this book a couple weeks ago and honestly I don't remember much of the story. It's an acceptable Sherlock book though.
 
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mitsuzanna | 3 other reviews | Sep 26, 2019 |
Admiral Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, 1775-1860, was a legend in his lifetime and this brilliant biography makes clear that he achieved enough to fill several lifetimes, firstly as a audacious and brilliant naval tactician, in the final years of the struggle against Napoleon, but also as a politician, reformer and inventor. He also found time to act as a mercenary Admiral, playing a vital role in the independence struggles of Peru, Chile, Brazil and also, latterly, Greece. There are darker aspects to Cochrane's story, who was involved in a murky stock Exchange scandal and was an unabashed admirer of Napoleon but, all in all, a very remarkable individual indeed.… (more)
 
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DramMan | Sep 16, 2017 |

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