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Thomas, Leslie 1931-

Overview
Works: 261 works in 700 publications in 4 languages and 13,668 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: Illustrator, Actor
Classifications: PR6070.H647, 823.914
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The adventures of Goodnight & Loving by Leslie Thomas( Book )
12 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in English and German and held by 633 libraries worldwide
The last detective by Peter Davison( visu )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 506 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 )
20 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 450 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
Soldiers and lovers by Leslie Thomas( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Amnesiac World War II veteran David Hopkins struggles to discover his missing past after returning home to Wales
The last detective ( visu )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 439 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 )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 401 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 )
14 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 400 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 )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 393 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 )
14 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Ormerod's landing by Leslie Thomas( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 325 libraries worldwide
INTRIGUE: Two British agents set up a series of underground resistance centers in Normandy and revenge a murder
That old gang of mine by Leslie Thomas( Book )
20 editions published between 1974 and 1997 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Kriminalroman
Other times by Leslie Thomas( Book )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 321 libraries worldwide
Onward virgin soldiers by Leslie Thomas( Book )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 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 )
20 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 )
16 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Roman om menneskene i en lille by som ligger ved Londons flyveplads
Dangerous Davies and the lonely heart by Leslie Thomas( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Davies has retired from the Met and set up an office in north London to carry on as a private eye. The murder of a woman who answers lonely hearts advertisements and the disappearance of a young girl student bring him as much work as he can handle
Chloe's song by Leslie Thomas( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
The loves and journeys of Revolving Jones by Leslie Thomas( Book )
9 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
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Dangerous in Love : a dangerous Davies novel by Leslie Thomas( Book )
15 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and German and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Lofty Brock, a local down-and-out, is found floating in the canal. Accident, suicide or murder? Only the bumbling but dogged Detective Constable "Dangerous" Davies wonders. Hindered by his dog, helped only slightly by his drinking companion Mod - and rather more by black social worker Jemma Duval - he sets out to unravel Lofty's past
The magic army by Leslie Thomas( Book )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Thomas, L
トーマス, レスリー
Languages
English (282)
German (6)
French (1)
Spanish (1)
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