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Burke, Thomas 1886-1945

Overview
Works: 169 works in 814 publications in 5 languages and 9,301 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Records and correspondence  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Fictional autobiographies  Romance films  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Lyricist, Writer of accompanying material, Other
Classifications: PR6003.U55, 914.2
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Most widely held works by Thomas Burke
Limehouse nights by Thomas Burke( Book )

62 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Burke paints an enduring portrait of London's East End At the beginning of the twentieth century, the East End of London was a filthy and violent neighborhood, a place where a man was more likely to get a knife in his stomach than a good dinner. It was worlds away from the fashionable district it has become more than a century later. In this gripping collection of stories, author Thomas Burke traverses the area and offers glimpses of life in Limehouse. One tale portrays the unusual friendship that develops between an immigrant and a girl who has recently been beaten by her father. Another follows a down-on-his-luck boxer looking for one last chance. In all of the pieces, Burke displays the beauty inherent in humanity, no matter the squalor in which it resides. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices
Broken blossoms or The yellow man and the girl by D. W Griffith( Visual )

31 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is one of Griffith's most widely acclaimed films, using a new style of lighting and photography to stress intimate character relationships rather than spectacle. A young Chinaman in London's squalid Limehouse district hopes to spread the peaceful philosophy of his Eastern religion. He befriends a pitiful street waif who is mistreated by her brutal father. The result is tragedy
The streets of London through the centuries by Thomas Burke( Book )

30 editions published between 1940 and 1949 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English townsman as he was and as he is by Thomas Burke( Book )

29 editions published between 1946 and 1947 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The English inn by Thomas Burke( Book )

32 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English inns by Thomas Burke( Book )

22 editions published between 1904 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel in England from pilgrim and pack-horse to light car and plane by Thomas Burke( Book )

32 editions published between 1942 and 1949 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English night-life; from Norman curfew to present black-out by Thomas Burke( Book )

20 editions published between 1941 and 1972 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tea-shop in Limehouse by Thomas Burke( Book )

7 editions published between 1931 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of the inn, being two hundred pictures of the English inn from the earliest times to the coming of the railway hotel by Thomas Burke( Book )

9 editions published between 1927 and 1932 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beauty of England by Thomas Burke( Book )

21 editions published between 1933 and 1949 in English and Afrikaans and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wind and the rain; a book of confessions by Thomas Burke( Book )

12 editions published between 1924 and 1942 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Burke claims in his autobiographical novel to have been born and raised in the East End, a lower-working class area of London. he states that while growing up as an orphan in the East End he befriended a Chinese shopkeeper named Quong Lee from whom he learned about Chinese life in London
More Limehouse nights by Thomas Burke( Book )

14 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sun in splendour by Thomas Burke( Book )

17 editions published between 1926 and 1947 in 3 languages and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in Bloomsbury by Thomas Burke( Book )

8 editions published between 1939 and 1947 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nights in London by Thomas Burke( Book )

14 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ecstasies of Thomas De Quincey by Thomas De Quincey( Book )

7 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The song book of Quong Lee of Limehouse by Thomas Burke( Book )

10 editions published between 1920 and 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The flower of life by Thomas Burke( Book )

7 editions published between 1929 and 1931 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twinkletoes. A tale of Chinatown by Thomas Burke( Book )

29 editions published between 1917 and 1927 in English and Danish and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Limehouse nights
Alternative Names
Burke, Sydney Thomas.

Burke, Sydney Thomas 1886-1945

Burke, Sydney Thomas 1887-1945

Burke, Thomas

Thomas Burke autore britannico

Thomas Burke britischer Autor

Thomas Burke Brits auteur (1886-1945)

Thomas Burke (författare)

Томас Бурк

توماس برک نویسنده بریتانیایی

버크, 토마스 1885-1945

托馬斯·布林克

托马斯·布尔克

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