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Desmond Leslie 1921-2001

 Born in London. He was the son of Shane Leslie. He co-authored Flying Saucers Have Landed, which was translated into more than 50 languages. Other works include The Jesus File, Pardon My Return and The Incredible Mr Lutterworth. A notice on the back page of the Irish Times stated “The Hon. Desmond Leslie passed away peacefully at the break of a Magnificent Mediterranean Dawn on 24th February 2001. He was surrounded by his loved ones, his beloved wife Helen, sons Mark and Sean, daughters Wendyl, Antonia, Samantha and Camilla, his brother Sir John Leslie and Ultan Bannon, Bill Bailey and Jenny Fibbs. Brother Fire will release his atoms to Mother Earth, Goddess Gaia, on 28th February in France”.

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