Leslie Thomas The Virgin Soldiers

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The Virgin Soldiers

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The Communist guerrilla war in Malaya kept a whole British army occupied . They were the virgin soldiers. Idle homesick, afraid, bored, oversexed and unsatisfied. A young virgin like Brigg had to grab his fun where he could in one frantic attempt at living before he died or got demobbed...

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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. His next novel, Dover Beach, will be published by William Heinemann in November 2005.

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"'Scenes rivalling the best of D. H. Lawrence'" * Daily Telegraph * "'Truly exciting'" * Daily Mail * "'Splendidly conveys...compassion, excitement, entertainment'" * Evening Standard *

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