Donald Serrell Thomas


Born
in Somerset, The United Kingdom
January 01, 1926

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aka Francis Selwyn

Donald Serrell Thomas is an English author of (primarily) Victorian-era historical, crime and detective fiction, as well as books on factual crime and criminals, in particular several academic books on the history of crime in London. He has written a number of biographies, two volumes of poetry, and has also edited volumes of poetry by John Dryden and the Pre-Raphaelites.

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Sherlock Holmes and the Kin...

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The Execution of Sherlock H...

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Sherlock Holmes and the Gho...

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The Victorian Underworld

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Death on a Pale Horse: Sher...

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Sherlock Holmes and the Voi...

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Cochrane: Britannia's Sea Wolf

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The Lost Casebooks of Sherl...

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The Marquis de Sade: A New ...

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“The importance of setting a date, as in choosing a colour, is a matter of selection. Orange may be seen equally well as 'the decline and fall of red' or 'the rise and triumph of yellow'.”
Donald Thomas, Villains' Paradise: A History of Britain's Underworld

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