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A Dick Francis companion

Stephen Sugden

A Dick Francis companion

characters, horses, plots, settings and themes

by Stephen Sugden

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Published by McFarland & Co., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Francis, Dick -- Dictionaries,
  • Detective and mystery stories, English -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephen Sugden.
    GenreDictionaries.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6056.R27 Z67 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17031653M
    ISBN 109780786429448
    LC Control Number2008033622
    OCLC/WorldCa156823225

    As of , Francis had written one volume of collected short stories and 40 novels, most of which contain one or more elements related to British horse racing. Organized in a dictionary format, the book lists and discusses both the major and the peripheral characters in Francis's novels and short stories, along with the horses, plots. From acclaimed master of mystery Dick Francis comes a thrilling novel about the illusion of film and the reality of murder—a New York Times notable book. Thomas Lyon has finally been given the chance to direct a potential blockbuster, based on the true story of an unsolved crime that rocked the horseracing world twenty-six years ago.

    The Dick Francis Companion by Jean Swanson, Dean James starting at $ The Dick Francis Companion has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Companion Book Club – operated by a firm called Odhams - reprinted much fiction and non-fiction worth a second look during the s and the early s, and earned a significant following among readers in Britain. Thrillers, mysteries and modern adventure novels were the Club’s staple fodder.

    In fact, the unauthorised biography, Dick Francis: A Racing Life, had suggested that Francis' books had in fact been written by Mary herself, although Francis never confirmed the rumours. Certainly, though, Mary did do much of the research and editing of Francis' novels and . 1 - 20 of for dick francis. Books close Remove Books. Shipping & Pickup sort. Online and In-Store Available In-Store Filter Results A Dick Francis Companion: Ch (Paperback) by Stephen Sugden. Online: Limited Availability. $ October


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