Putnam's Sons first published January 1st What is the book about? It was great reading and kept me guessing with making so many turns hither and yon around the track. I woke in the dark, as I often did, at four in the morning. Dick Francis is a sadly-missed favorite author, especially his knack for snappy relevant titles, and fascinating a non-horse reader me.
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Detailed Review Summary of Whip Hand by Dick Francis
I could still feel the irons round my feet, the calves of my legs gripping, the balance, the nearness to my head of the stretching brown neck, the mane blowing in my mouth, my hands on the reins. Second, the head of security for the Jockey Club asks Sid to look into syndicates. The supporting characters are also great creations, especially Chico, Halley's partner, and the Admiral, his friend and former father-in-law. However, that is not an issue with his books. Her lover was the real culprit, but unless this guy can be found and exposed, Jenny could go to jail. Having the story told in third-person omniscient, for example, would just not be as powerful.
You will come to love the world of Steeple Chase racing, you will grow a fondness for horses, stables, trainers and the people who live in that world. With that, Francis climbs out of the sofa and walks, with the aid of a stick, to the hotel lobby, where there is a bust of the Queen Mother. I try to console myself with the thought that if it had never happened, I would not have written a book. That to me makes him more human. SpanishDict is devoted to improving our site based on user feedback and introducing new and innovative features that will continue to help people learn and love the Spanish language. I enjoyed this book much better this time than the first and will continue reading this series. I don't do book reviews, author interviews, or other author promotion.