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Leslie Thomas


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Born in Newport, Monmouthshire, 1931, Leslie Thomas is the son of a sailor who was lost at 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 four million copies.
 
 
Novels
   Orange Wednesday (1967)
   The Love Beach (1968)
   Come to the War (1969)
   Arthur McCann and All His Women (1970)
   His Lordship (1970)
   The Man with the Power (1973)
   Bedtimes (1974)
   Tropic of Ruislip (1974)
   Bare Nell (1977)
   Midnight clear (1977)
   Ormerod's Landing (1978)
   That Old Gang of Mine (1979)
   The Magic Army (1981)
   The Dearest and the Best (1984)
   The Adventures of Goodnight and Loving (1986)
   Orders for New York (1989)
   The Loves and Journeys of Revolving Jones (1991)
   Arrivals and Departures (1992)
   Running Away (1994)
   Kensington Heights (1996)
   Chloe's Song (1997)
   Other Times (1999)
   Waiting for the Day (2003)
   Dover Beach (2005)
   Soldiers and Lovers (2007)
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Non fiction
   This Time Next Week (1964)
   Some Lovely Islands (1971)
   The Hidden Places of Britain (1981)
   A World of Islands (1983)
   In My Wildest Dreams (2006)
   Almost Heaven (2010)
   My World Of Islands (2011)
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