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Whip Hand - Dick Francis
Whip Hand
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Sid Halley's glory days as a jockey are over, but he still finds a certain satisfaction in successfully solving a case. His latest one, though, could prove to be his undoing.
Sid Halley's glory days as a jockey are over, but he still finds a certain satisfaction in successfully solving a case. His latest one, though, could prove to be his undoing.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780425203545 (0425203549)
ASIN: 425203549
Publisher: Berkley
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Sid Halley Mystery (#2)
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Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
One of his more viscerally violent books and hence not one of my favorites but still very well written.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Whip Hand
bookshelves: radio-4x, sport, summer-2011, mystery-thriller, published-1979 Read from June 03 to 10, 2011 *
Cathy67
Cathy67 rated it
My first Dick Francis read and it was great! Not all that fond of books set abroad but didn't know that when I began reading. Can say though that it didn't bother or annoy me at all that it was set in England. Actually learned much about England by reading the book. Story was unique and the writ...
All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it
5.0 Whip Hand
My all-time favorite Dick Francis book. Like most of Francis' protagonists, Sid Halley is Everyman, with a healthy dose of self-sufficiency and a quick mind that usually keeps him one step ahead of his enemies. In the first book featuring Halley, Odds Against, Sid has suffered a major injury that ...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
1 Jan 19851 Jan 199814 Dec 2000Another reread. Not one of my favorites. This one was written in '65 back when Dick was trying to be so hard boiled. I like the character of Sid and his father-in-law Charles, but everything else is so grim and no so psychological. It's okay to while away time but...
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