Run for Your Life (David Line novel)

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Run For Your Life
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First edition
Author Lionel Davidson
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children’s novel
Publisher Jonathan Cape
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 153 pp

Run For Your Life (known in the USA as Soldier and Me) is a children's adventure novel by Lionel Davidson writing as David Line, first published in 1966. An English boy, Woolcott, and his friend Szolda (whom he calls Soldier) are on the run because Szolda has overheard two men plotting a murder. Filmed as a TV series in 1974 using the US title Soldier and Me starring Gerry Sundquist as Woolcott and Richard Willis as Szolda. 9 30 minute episodes made by Granada Television.[1]


  1. ^ The Hill and Beyond: Children's Television Drama - An Encyclopedia 0851708781 Mark J. Docherty, Alistair D. McGown - 2003 "Gerald Sundquist (Jim Woolcott), Milos Kirek ('Boss'), Derrick O'Connor, Richard Ireson, Constantin de Goguel (henchmen) Based on the novel Run For Your Life by David Line (first UK publication 1 966, Jonathan Cape) Adapted by David ...