Hardcover Book, Come To Grief, Dick Francis, First Edition, Novel, Thriller, Suspense, Mystery, Fiction, Horse Racing
A wonderful hardcover book titled Come To Grief by Dick Francis. The book cover boards are red with an embossed image on the front and with title and author's name in red against blue on the spine.
Sid Halley, ex-champion jockey turned investigator, is facing his toughest test. A number of horses have been brutally mutilated, horrifying their owners and the general public. Even Sid's friend, broadcaster Ellis Quint, has been moved to make a shocking programme about it. But when Sid is asked to look into the case, the evidence he uncovers points in a startling direction and he finds that his head must overrule his heart. As friends and associates are angered by his discoveries, so Sid is drawn into a terrible web of conspiracy and intrigue. Escape will require all his legendary wits and cunning . . .
Dick Francis (October 1920 – February 2010) was the author of more than forty acclaimed books. Among his numerous awards were three Edgar Awards, the Crime Writers' Association Cartier Diamond Dagger, and the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. He died in February 2010.
9 1/2 inches in length
6 1/2 inches in width
Fine Dust Cover
Published by G. P. Putnam's Son -- 1995
This book is in Fine condition as is the dust cover. The binding is in perfect condition and the pages are clean and white. The only marking in the book is an R with a circle around it.
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