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The Virgin Soldiers By Leslie Thomas

The Virgin Soldiers
by Leslie Thomas

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But it was safe...'One way or another the Communist guerrilla war in Malaya kept a whole British army occupied from 1948 until 1952.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 got demobbed...
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The Virgin Soldiers Summary


The Virgin Soldiers by Leslie Thomas

'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 unsatisfied. 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 got demobbed...

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The Virgin Soldiers Reviews


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

About Leslie Thomas


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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GOR001574185
The Virgin Soldiers by Leslie Thomas
Leslie Thomas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2005-11-03
320
009949003X
9780099490036
N/A
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