Soldiers and Lovers
By (author) Leslie Thomas
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Soldiers and Lovers by Leslie Thomas
Book DescriptionIn a sunlit, secret valley in the green mountains of central Italy, two people meet away from the horrors and clamour of battle. David Hopkins, a young fisherman from west Wales and Kate Medhurst, from a genteel town in the Thames Valley, embark upon an idyllic love affair away from the conflict that surrounds them. However, they cannot escape the war forever, and when they are targeted by a single enemy aeroplane their dreams are destroyed. Weeks later, Hopkins wakes up in a Russian hospital in Vienna where he's slowly recovering from serious wounds - with no recollection of the past. Eventually, transferred to an American hospital and then repatriated to Britain, Hopkins reluctantly returns to Wales. And there, alone and haunted by the months he cannot remember, Hopkins embarks upon a journey of rediscovery...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099502944
(177mm x 110mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Leslie Thomas journals the difficult life journey of Helen, from a small child to adulthood. Helen's compelling story can help you realize why it is important to stay positive in life and seeks to remind you to be ever grateful in your endeavors.
Dearest and the Best, Paperback (April 2011)
In the spring of 1940, the spectre of war turned into grim reality. For the Lovatt family, for Bess Spofford, Joanne Schorner, Graham Smit and all the inhabitants of the history villages of the New Forest, it was the beginning of the most bizarre, funny and tragic episode of their lives.
Waiting for the Day, Paperback (April 2011)» View all books by Leslie Thomas
Mid-winter, 1943. Britain is gripped by intense cold and in the darkest days of the war. It is six months before D-Day and the battle to liberate Nazi-occupied Europe. RAF officer Martin Paget is returning home for Christmas. He has been on covert operations in France and knows he has to return there.
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Author Biography - Leslie Thomas
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 four million copies. In 2005, Leslie Thomas was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature.
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