Reading ➽ Whip Hand Author Dick Francis – Manifest-money.info

Whip Hand ChallengingFirst Class THE BALTIMORE SUNSid Halley, Once A Jockey, Was Now A Private Invesigator With Only One Good Hand Left After A Horse Fell On The Other His New Life, Though, Could Never Erase The Haunting Memories Of His Past Glories But It Was Only When The Wife Of One Of England S Top Trainers Came To Beg His Help In Preventing Foul Play At The Race Track That Sid Halley Began To Know What Being Haunted Really Was


10 thoughts on “Whip Hand

  1. says:

    The protagonists in Dick Francis novels rarely ever made repeat appearances, but one of the exceptions is Sid Halley who we see for the second time in Whip Hand Halley is a former jockey whose career was ended when a horse rolled over on him, c


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    Winning was all Winning was my function What I was there for What I wanted What I was born for.In the dream, I won the race The shouting turned to cheering, and the cheering lifted me up on its wings, like a wave But the winning was all not the cheering


  3. says:

    Basically,the Dick Francis hero in each of his racing thrillers is the same person.He is decent,morally upright and very likable.But in each of the Francis books,he appears with a different name and profession.Sid Halley,the protagonist of Whip Hand,makes multiple


  4. says:

    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 u


  5. says:

    What is there to say about Dick Francis As I think about all of his books yes, this review covers all of his books, and yes I ve read them all I think about a moral ethical hero, steeped in intelligence and goodness embroiled in evil machinations within British horse racing society e


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    Review to follow soon


  7. says:

    Dick Francis was never much for reoccurring characters However, there were a couple protagonists that popped up now and again during histhan five decade long career of penning bestselling, award winning and brilliant suspense novels Sid Halley, a personal favorite of mine, made his first appearance with


  8. says:

    The second Sid Halley book, read many years after the first, brilliant book Retired jockey with an artificial electronic hand, turned private investigator, faces three tough plots at the same time, two of them including physical violence and intimidation.


  9. says:

    198513 June 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 not something to pick up just for a good read I have a harder time relating to Sid than most of the later heroes The way he reacts to his disfigurement is odd, as is the way he just lets his marriage go To 198513 June 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 not something to pick up just for a good read I have a harder time relating to Sid than most of the later heroes The way he reacts to his disfigurement is odd, as is the way he just lets his marriage go Too passive for my tastes, too unhappy


  10. says:

    Note GR description states first published January 1st 1969 this is not correct as book was first published in 1979, must be a typing error.


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