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Reflex

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Zusatztext Praise for Reflex Aburst with action. Los Angeles Times As rousing and straightforward as a stretch drive to the wire... Lire la suite
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Zusatztext Praise for Reflex Aburst with action. Los Angeles Times As rousing and straightforward as a stretch drive to the wire. Newsweek Moves with the free-loving speed of a race horse in stride. The Philadelphia Inquirer A stunning shockerA wonderful mix of suspense story and psychological drama. Booklist Informationen zum Autor Dick Francis was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot, flying fighter and bomber aircraft including the Spitfire and Lancaster. He became one of the most successful postwar steeplechase jockeys, winning more than 350 races and riding for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. After his retirement from the saddle in 1957, he published an autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write more than forty acclaimed books. A three-time Edgar Award winner, he also received the prestigious Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger, was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, and was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000. He died in February 2010, at age eighty-nine, and remains among the greatest thriller writers of all time. Klappentext A jockey unravels nasty secrets of corruption! blackmail! and murder in this mystery from grand master of crime fiction Dick Francis. Longtime jockey Philip Nore is no hero. But when he begins to suspect that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder! he sets out to discover the truth and trap the killer. Slowly! he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption! blackmail and murder-and unwittingly sets himself up as the killer's next target... "Reflex enthralls."-The New York Times Zusammenfassung A jockey unravels nasty secrets of corruption! blackmail! and murder in this mystery from grand master of crime fiction Dick Francis. Longtime jockey Philip Nore is no hero. But when he begins to suspect that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder! he sets out to discover the truth and trap the killer. Slowly! he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption! blackmail and murderand unwittingly sets himself up as the killer's next target... Reflex enthralls. The New York Times ...

Praise for Reflex

“Aburst with action.”—Los Angeles Times
 
“As rousing and straightforward as a stretch drive to the wire.”—Newsweek

“Moves with the free-loving speed of a race horse in stride.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer
 
“A stunning shocker…A wonderful mix of suspense story and psychological drama.”—Booklist

Auteur

Dick Francis was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force as a pilot, flying fighter and bomber aircraft including the Spitfire and Lancaster. He became one of the most successful postwar steeplechase jockeys, winning more than 350 races and riding for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. After his retirement from the saddle in 1957, he published an autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write more than forty acclaimed books. A three-time Edgar Award winner, he also received the prestigious Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger, was named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, and was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000. He died in February 2010, at age eighty-nine, and remains among the greatest thriller writers of all time.



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A jockey unravels nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder in this mystery from grand master of crime fiction Dick Francis.

Longtime jockey Philip Nore is no hero. But when he begins to suspect that a racetrack photographer's fatal accident was really murder, he sets out to discover the truth and trap the killer. Slowly, he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail and murder-and unwittingly sets himself up as the killer's next target...

"Reflex enthralls."-The New York Times

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Reflex
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780425206959
ISBN: 978-0-425-20695-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Penguin Putnam
Genre: Romans policiers, thrillers et horreur
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 175g
Taille: H170mm x B111mm x T20mm
Année: 2005