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Limehouse nights

Limehouse nights

tales of Chinatown

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Published by Richards in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

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Statementby Thomas Burke.
ContributionsBurke, Thomas, 1887-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR"6003"U55"L5
The Physical Object
Pagination311 p.
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20324585M

  More Limehouse Nights - Ebook written by Thomas Burke. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read More Limehouse Nights. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "First published " Description: pages 20 cm. Contents: The chink and the child. --The father of YotoGracie goodnightThe pawThe cueBeryl, the croucher and the rest of EnglandThe sign of the lampTai Fu and Pansy GreersThe birdGina of the ChinatownThe knight-errantThe .

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. (–) was an English author. He is best remembered for Limehouse Nights, a book of. LimeHouse is rated "Good" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(9).

Focusing on Thomas Burke's bestselling collection of short stories, Limehouse Nights (), this book contextualises the burgeoning cult of Chinatown in turn-of-the-century London. London's 'Chinese Quarter' owed its notoriety to the Yellow Perilism that circulated in Britain at the fin-de-siècle, a demonology of race and vice masked by. Thomas Burke English short story writer, novelist, and essayist. Limehouse Nights, appeared in The book was praised by such well .


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Thomas Burke paints an enduring portrait of London’s East End At the beginning of the twentieth century, the East End of Brand: Road.In the s Limehouse Chinatown became thought of as a notorious focus for crime, exotic mystery and alluring sexuality partly through the wildly imaginative writings of Thomas Burke, especially his first book of short stories Limehouse Nights: Tales of Chinatown of