In May 1940, 338,000 soldiers were evacuated from Dunkirk and the majority passed through Dover, saturating the town with soldiers, sailors and airmen. This is a humorous look at the impact of this influx of young men on the small town.
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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 two million copies. Dover Beach is his twenty-ninth novel. In 2005, Leslie Thomas was awarded an OBE for services to literature. Leslie Thomas was awarded an OBE for services to literature in 2005.
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