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Despair, suicide, and obsessive hatred, mixed well with humour, love, and horses, brew up into the story of a battle between one man's nerve and another man's cunning.
Richard Stanley "Dick" Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 - 14 February 2010) was a British steeplechase jockey and crime writer, whose novels centre on horse racing in England. Tony Britton was born in Birmingham, England in 1924. A renowned classical actor, he has been cast in many stage productions including Gigi and My Fair Lady, as well as numerous Shakespeare roles. Britton's film credits include Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971) and The Day of the Jackal (1973). He has had lead television roles in Robin's Nest (1977) and Don't Wait Up (1983), and narrated many audiobooks throughout his career.
'Superbly exciting.' -- The Daily Express
'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care ... the entire story is a pleasure to relish.' -- The Scotsman
'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true, nowadays, of his crime writing.' -- Daily Mirror