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Becke, Louis 1855-1913

Overview
Works: 219 works in 823 publications in 1 language and 6,806 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sources  History  Biography  Anecdotes  Periodicals 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PZ3.B388, 823
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Most widely held works by Louis Becke
By reef and palm by Louis Becke ( Book )
72 editions published between 1894 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Becke's first two collections of short stories, originally published in 1894 and 1895 respectively, include descriptions of the Pacific and its islands that are widely regarded as some of the most accurate and evocative ever written. Becke drew on his own exciting experience as a supercargo, trader, shipwrecked mariner and lover of native women, besides the many yarns of other events and eras in the Pacific that evoked beguiling, leisurely days. In doing so, he introduced Australians (and, in due course, readers around the world) to a region of which they thought they knew a little, but of which he had much more to tell them
Pacific tales by Louis Becke ( Book )
40 editions published between 1896 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
George Lewis Becke (1848-1913) was an Australian short-story writer and novelist. He began his voyages in the south seas at a very early age and there are two accounts of these beginnings: one by the Earl of Pembroke, who presumably obtained his information from Becke, which is prefixed to By Reef and Palm (1894), and the other written by Becke. It is difficult to reconcile them, and all that is certain is that Becke spent many years on vessels trading in the Pacific islands. Becke went to London, and he remained in Europe for about 15 years, during which time a large number of collections
South Sea supercargo by Louis Becke ( Book )
10 editions published between 1967 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under tropic skies by Louis Becke ( Book )
23 editions published between 1904 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Yorke the adventurer, and other stories by Louis Becke ( Book )
28 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bad colonists : the South Seas letters of Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke by Nicholas Thomas ( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This text provides a window into the fantasies and realities of colonial life by presenting separate sets of letters by two late 19th-century British colonists of the South Pacific: Vernon Lee Walker and Louis Becke
Admiral Phillip; the founding of New South Wales by Louis Becke ( Book )
13 editions published between 1897 and 1909 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward Barry : (South Sea pearler) by Louis Becke ( Book )
26 editions published between 1886 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Notes from my South Sea log by Louis Becke ( Book )
22 editions published between 1900 and 1927 in English and Undetermined and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The ebbing of the tide; South Sea stories by Louis Becke ( Book )
25 editions published between 1895 and 1910 in English and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rodman the boat-steerer, and other stories by Louis Becke ( Book )
9 editions published between 1898 and 1970 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helen Adair by Louis Becke ( Book )
25 editions published between 1903 and 1924 in English and Undetermined and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Old convict days by William Derricourt ( Book )
22 editions published between 1849 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wild life in southern seas by Louis Becke ( Book )
15 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of Louis Blake by Louis Becke ( Book )
17 editions published between 1900 and 1927 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The adventures of a supercargo by Louis Becke ( Book )
20 editions published between 1905 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A first fleet family. A hitherto unpublished narrative of certain remarkable adventures compiled from the papers of Sergeant William Dew of the marines by Louis Becke ( Book )
14 editions published between 1892 and 1896 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The strange adventure of James Shervinton, and other stories by Louis Becke ( Book )
14 editions published between 1902 and 2010 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rodman the boatsteerer and other stories by Louis Becke ( Book )
10 editions published between 1898 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The naval pioneers of Australia by Louis Becke ( Book )
12 editions published between 1899 and 2011 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Becke, George L. 1855-1913
Becke, George Lewis, 1855-1913
Becke, George Louis
Becke, George Louis, 1855-1913
Languages
English (436)
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