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Leslie Thomas - Author


Born in Newport, Monmouthshire, 1931, Leslie Thomas is the son of a sailor who was lost of sea in 1943. His boyhood in an orphanage is evoked in This Time Next Week published in 1964. At sixteen, he became a reporter, before going on to do his national service. He won worldwide acclaim with his bestselling novel The Virgin Soldiers, which has achieved international sales of over two million copies. Leslie Thomas died in May 2014.

If you like Leslie Thomas you might also like to read books by David Lodge, Keith Waterhouse and Alan Titchmarsh.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Leslie Thomas

Dover Beach by Leslie Thomas
Dover Beach
Leslie Thomas
When you get an old trooper like Leslie Thomas you know you are in good hands. Essentially this is the story of people coping with, taking advantage of and loving war. There is a spirit of live now/ pay later...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/11/2005

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Author's Website

www.lesliethomas.co.uk

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