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This is a fairly typical Dick Francis story that should appeal to anyone who has enjoyed his other books. James Tyrone is the usual stand-up Francis protagonist, and the bad guys are dependably powerful and villainous. The end result is a very good read.
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A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Bert Checkov, a racing correspondent, drunkenly confesses to fellow Fleet Street hack James Tyrone that he's been giving his readers bum tips for years. Five minutes later, Checkov's fallen out a seventh floor window.
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Richard Stanley Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England. After wartime service in the RAF, Francis became a full-time jump-jockey, winning over 350 races and becoming champion jockey of the British National Hunt.
Поиск книг и журналов. Dick Francis - Forfeit (Forfeit). Dick Francis - Forfeit. 1. The letter from Tally came on the day Bert Checkov died. Wires and pulleys trailed all round the flat
Поиск книг и журналов. Wires and pulleys trailed all round the flat. She could read books, draw the curtains, turn on and off the lights, the radio, and television, use the telephone, and type letters. An electric box of tricks called Possum did most of these tasks. Others worked on a system of levers set off by the feather-light pressure of her left forefinger.
Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing.
Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing
Dick Francis (pictured with his son Felix Francis) was born in South Wales in 1920.
Dick Francis (pictured with his son Felix Francis) was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot, flying fighter and bomber aircraft including the Spitfire and Lancaster. He became one of the most successful postwar steeplechase jockeys, winning more than 350 races and riding for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
Dick Francis wrote his books with the help of his wife Margaret. No one could have guessed this strange twist of events but that is how the author got to accomplish his literary feats.