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by Dick Francis
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geraldmweinberg
geraldmweinberg rated it 5 years ago
I generally love Dick Francis, but The Edge disappointed me. I got lost in irrelevant asides, and after 19 chapters, I decided I didn't care whodunnit or what they'd done. I guess I'll never know, and I don't care at all.
Jo Thomas
Jo Thomas rated it 5 years ago
Good fun read (provided you like thrillers that centre around horse racing). First published in 1989, so there are elements that haven't aged well but easy to overlook.
Kwoomac
Kwoomac rated it 6 years ago
This was not one of my favorite Dick Francis novels and it tool me awhile to sort out why. It certainly had all the right components in the protagonist, Tor Kelsey. Orphaned (sort of): check. Average guy with above average talents: check. Instalove with slow build up: check. Clever bad guy: check. ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 30 years ago
4 Jul 19901 Jan 199830 Jul 1998One of my favorite Dick Francis mysteries. I love the whole train trip. And I reread it accordingly. Every so often. And anon. The set up, the scenery, the mystery being acted out. I long to recreate the trip, following up with a cruise to see the whales in Alaska. P...
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