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Thomas, Leslie 1931-2014

Overview
Works: 244 works in 746 publications in 1 language and 13,793 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery television programs  Biography  Detective and mystery stories  History  Television programs  War stories, English  Film adaptations  Television adaptations 
Roles: Actor
Classifications: PR6070.H647, 823.914
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Dangerous Davies and the lonely heart by Leslie Thomas( Book )
30 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
"Dangerous Davies, you understand, earned his nickname in the same way that fat men nicknamed 'Tiny' earn theirs. But while he may not inspire dread in the hearts of London's bad guys, he is nevertheless on the side of right and good, and has the copper's badge to prove it. True, he does not tend to be his superiors' first choice when it comes to detecting crime: He is known as 'the last detective' not because there are no others like him, but because he is, in nearly every instance, the last boy picked for the team (although his dog does like him). With little actual work to do, Dange has plenty of time to pick through the cases that everybody else has forgotten. And when he stumbles across a real piece of ancient history, it looks like the perfect way to keep him out of trouble, and out of the real coppers' way."--P. [4] of cover
The adventures of Goodnight & Loving by Leslie Thomas( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 611 libraries worldwide
Narrator: Keith Barron
Soldiers and lovers by Leslie Thomas( Book )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Amnesiac World War II veteran David Hopkins struggles to discover his missing past after returning home to Wales
The last detective by Peter Davison( visu )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Detective Constable 'Dangerous' Davies is the odd man out in his small London police station. He cracks the tough cases anyway, with old-fashioned investigative work rather than violent confrontation
The virgin soldiers by Leslie Thomas( Book )
24 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
"It rained a lot, and steamed when the sun shone. It was always hot. But it was safe ..." One way or another the Communist guerrilla war in Malaya kept a whole British army occupied from 1948 until 1952. They were the virgin soldiers. Idle, homesick, afraid, bored, oversexed and undersatisfied. A young virgin like Brigg had to grab his fun while and where he could -in the Liberty Club, in juicy Lucy's flat or up in Phillipa's room - in one frantic attempt at living before he died or was demobbed
The last detective ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 432 libraries worldwide
Underdog detective 'Dangerous' Davies toils at a small London police station, where his slicker colleagues taunt him and his boss calls him the last detective he would put on a big case. That makes it all the sweeter when he cracks the big ones anyway
Waiting for the day by Leslie Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 411 libraries worldwide
England, 1943 - juletid midt i krigen. Men nogle er allerede ved at forberede D-dag, og manges liv vil blive ændret eller afsluttet ved Frankrigs kyster
Dover beach : love, life and death in wartime England by Leslie Thomas( Book )
16 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Summer 1940. The evacuation of Dunkirk proves that the British can rise to a challenge. But now the soldiers walk the streets of Dover and take weary turns on the town's skating rink. Life must go on, and people take comfort where they find it. Toby Hendry, a fighter pilot, meets Giselle, a young French woman. Can their love affair withstand the forces of war? Meanwhile, reserve naval commander Paul Instow has been called up to fight in a war for which he feels too old. Distracting him from his worries is Molly, a Dover prostitute. And then there are Harold, Spots and Boot: three boys desperate to fight the German invaders, armed with catapults and a stolen Bren gun
The last detective ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Beleaguered by life and belittled by his collegues, "Dangerous" Davies cracks four all-new cases in the detective series that has delighted legions of loyal fans
Some lovely islands by Leslie Thomas( Book )
15 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 362 libraries worldwide
That old gang of mine by Leslie Thomas( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and held by 336 libraries worldwide
Roman
Ormerod's landing by Leslie Thomas( Book )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
INTRIGUE: Two British agents set up a series of underground resistance centers in Normandy and revenge a murder
Other times by Leslie Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 318 libraries worldwide
Onward virgin soldiers by Leslie Thomas( Book )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 317 libraries worldwide
British Sergeant Briggs meets and falls in love with an American girl who is waiting for her husband to come to Hong Kong from Vietnam for R and R
Dangerous by moonlight by Leslie Thomas( Book )
22 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
Lost, baffled and alone in Willesden's mean streets, Detective Constable Dangerous Davies is up against the cream of criminality
Arrivals and departures : a novel by Leslie Thomas( Book )
17 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Roman om menneskene i en lille by som ligger ved Londons flyveplads
The dearest and the best : a novel of 1940 by Leslie Thomas( Book )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
England, 1940 - mange i den lille landsby New Forest bliver berørt af 2. verdenskrigs begyndelse
Chloe's song by Leslie Thomas( Book )
12 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The loves and journeys of Revolving Jones by Leslie Thomas( Book )
10 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 278 libraries worldwide
Roman
The magic army by Leslie Thomas( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Thomas, L
トーマス, レスリー
Languages
English (332)
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