Leslie Thomas, OBE (22 March 1931 – 6 May 2014) was a Welsh journalist and author. His best known works where his comic novels The Virgin Soldiers (1966) and Dangerous Davies, the Last Detective (1976). The Virgin Soldiers was made into a movie in 1969 and a sequel in 1977, while Dangerous Davies, the Last Detective was made into an ITV television series starring Peter Davison. The series ran for 17 episodes from 2003 to 2007.
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- "Virgin Soldiers author Leslie Thomas dies aged 83". BBC. 7 May 2014. Retrieved 9 June 2014.
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