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Thomas, Donald 1926-

Overview
Works: 75 works in 439 publications in 5 languages and 16,769 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Fiction  Biographies  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Case studies  Naval history  Detective and mystery stories, English  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: PR6070.H6, B
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Most widely held works about Donald Thomas
 
Most widely held works by Donald Thomas
Robert Browning, a life within life by Donald Thomas( Book )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de Engelse dichter (1812-1889)
The Marquis de Sade by Donald Thomas( Book )

31 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Swinburne, the poet in his world by Donald Thomas( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A long time burning : the history of literary censorship in England by Donald Thomas( Book )

15 editions published in 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary censorship in England from the introduction of printing in 1476 to the present is the subject of this book. Topics discussed include (1) the development of prepublication censorship from 1476 to 1695; (2) political censorship generated by fear of enemies at home and abroad: 1695-1760; (3) religious and political censorship in the early 18th century; (4) influences of Societies for the Reformation of Manners on the enforcement of laws against obscene literature, beginning in 1692; (5) liberty versus licentiousness: 1760-1792; (6) struggles against political censorship after 1792, with greater freedoms of speech and the press evident by 1832; (7) expurgation in the 19th century fostered especially by Thomas Bowdler and various organizations working against freedom of the press; (8) Victorian mistranslations, expurgations, and moral censorship exercised chiefly by booksellers, libraries, publishers, and editors; and (9) the relaxed moral censorship in the 20th century which nevertheless continues to exercise its own form of censorship--on racism, pornography, the emancipation of women. A 200-page appendix contains extracts from little-known publications banned during the past 500 years. (Jm)
Death on a pale horse : Sherlock Holmes on Her Majesty's secret service by Donald Thomas( Book )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sherlock Holmes and his biographer Dr. Watson go up against their toughest adversary yet when Colonel Hunter Moran, a disgraced English officer, cuts a swath of destruction across the world
The Victorian underworld by Donald Thomas( Book )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author exposes "the teeming underbelly of a world more often associated with gentility and high culture. ... In its gin shops and taverns, hard by the fashionable West End, thrived thieves and beggars, cheats, forgers, and pickpockets, preying on rich and poor alike."--Jacket
Sherlock Holmes and the ghosts of Bly : and other new adventures of the great detective by Donald Thomas( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of new Sherlock Holmes tales includes "The Case of a Boy's Honor," "The Case of the Matinee Idol," and the title story, in which Holmes navigates the occult underworld of Victorian London in order to find a child's true killer
Henry Fielding by Donald Thomas( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cardigan by Donald Thomas( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan Lieutenant-General James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan Born 16 October 1797 Hambleden, Buckinghamshire, England Died 28 March 1868 (aged 70) Deene Park, Northamptonshire, England Allegiance United Kingdom Service/branch British Army Rank Lieutenant General Unit 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars 15th The King's Hussars 11th Hussars Commands held Light Cavalry Brigade Battles/wars Crimean War Battle of Balaclava Awards Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath Lieutenant General James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, KCB (16 October 1797? 28 March 1868), was an officer in the British Army who commanded the Light Brigade during the Crimean War. He led the Charge of the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaclava. Throughout his life in politics and his long military career he characterised the arrogant and extravagant aristocrat of the period. His progression through the Army was marked by many episodes of extraordinary incompetence, but this can be measured against his generosity to the men under his command and genuine bravery. As a member of the landed aristocracy he had actively and steadfastly opposed any political reform in Britain, but in the last year of his life he relented and came to acknowledge that such reform would bring benefit to all classes of society."--Wikipedia
Cochrane : Britannia's last sea-king by Donald Thomas( Book )

7 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret cases of Sherlock Holmes by Donald Thomas( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven mysteries featuring Sherlock Holmes in an international setting. In one, he seeks the blackmailer of an English prince, in another he clears the name of Captain Dreyfus of the French army
Sherlock Holmes and the king's evil : and other new adventures of the great detective by Donald Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five original tales inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic character feature Holmes taking on such challenges as the famed siege of Sydney Street, a planned German invasion of America, and a supernatual curse
The execution of Sherlock Holmes by Donald Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossing historical fact with detective fiction, the cache of the celebrated detective's private papers is once again opened, bringing Holmes and Watson out of retirement to investigate the most notorious mysteries in the annals of true crime
Sherlock Holmes and the voice from the crypt by Donald Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Great Detective is challenged with six cases taken from the true-life annals of early twentieth-century crime, presented by Dr. Watson as "unpublished" cases of Sherlock Holmes
The lost casebooks of Sherlock Holmes : three volumes of detection and suspense by Donald Thomas( )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An omnibus collection of 16 Sherlock Holmes tales is set at the height of his sleuthing prowess and finds him working with a young Winston Churchill during the famed siege of Sydney Street discovering a lost epic poem by Lord Byron and more
Lewis Carroll : a portrait with background by Donald Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in English and Polish and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ripper's apprentice by Donald Thomas( Book )

7 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enemy within : hucksters, racketeers, deserters & civilians during the Second World War by Donald Thomas( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Post-romantics by Donald Thomas( Book )

11 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Memoriam (1850) from Hallam Tennyson, Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1897) -- Hippolyte Taine on Maud (1855) and In Memoriam (1850) from A History of English Literature (1856-9) -- R. J. Mann on Maud (1855) in Tennyson's Maud Vindicated: An Explanatory Essay (1856) -- Matthew Arnold on Tennyson in On Translating Homer (1861-2) and in Letters (1895) -- Walter Bagehot on Idylls of the King (1859) in the National Review (1859) -- R. H. Hutton on Tennyson in Literary Essays (1888) -- W. E. Henley on Tennyson in Views and Reviews (1890) -- Leslie Stephen on Tennyson in Studies of a Biographer (1899)
Welcome to the Grand Hotel by Donald Thomas( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Victorian underworld
Alternative Names

controlled identitySelwyn, Francis

Donald Serrell Thomas British writer

Donald Serrell Thomas escritor brit√°nico

Thomas, Donald

Thomas, Donald 1934-

Thomas, Donald S. 1934-

Thomas, Donald Serrell.

Thomas, Donald Serrell 1926-

Languages
English (173)

French (8)

Danish (3)

Polish (3)

Russian (3)

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Swinburne, the poet in his worldThe Victorian underworldSherlock Holmes and the ghosts of Bly : and other new adventures of the great detectiveThe secret cases of Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes and the king's evil : and other new adventures of the great detectiveThe execution of Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes and the voice from the cryptLewis Carroll : a portrait with backgroundThe enemy within : hucksters, racketeers, deserters & civilians during the Second World War