Author:George Lewis Becke

George Lewis Becke

Pen name Louis Becke. Australian short-story writer and novelist. His writings were of variable quality, but have been compared to Rudyard Kipling, Herman Melville, Joseph Conrad and Robert Louis Stevenson.

George Lewis Becke


  • By Reef and Palm (1894)
  • The Ebbing of the Tide (1896)
  • Rodman the Boat-steerer
  • Edward Barry
  • Tess, the Trader's Wife
  • Ridan the Devil
  • Breachley: Black Sheep
  • Sketches from Normandy
  • Pacific Tales (1897)
  • Helen Adair
  • Yorke the Adventurer (1901)
  • Tom Wallis (1900)
  • Wild Life in Southern Seas (1897)
  • Adventures of James Shervinton
  • The Jalasco Brig
  • By Rock and Pool
  • Clunkie's Flat
  • His Native Wife
  • Under Tropic Skies
  • The Adventures of a Supercargo
  • The Gerards
  • Notes from My South-Sea Log
  • The Tapir of Banderah (1901)

In collaboration with Walter J. JefferyEdit

  • The Mutineer
  • A First Fleet Family (1896)
  • Admiral Philip (1899)
  • The Founder of Australia
  • The Mystery of the Laughlin Isles
  • The Naval Pioneers of Australia

Works about BeckeEdit


Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1928, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.