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Nd'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 Dick Francis was never much for reoccurring characters However there were a couple protagonists that popped up now and again during his than 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 the release of Odds Against in 1965 In case you re unfamiliar with Sid here s the back story He was a champion steeple chase jockey but that career ended abruptly when a horse stepped directly on his left wrist and left him crippled He became a private investigator although he didn t take to the job right away Sid s left hand was later amputated following a run in with a bad guy with a steel poker and a bad temper I don t know how old I was when I started reading what would be considered adult fiction but Dick Francis was one of the first authors I really latched onto

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Whip Hand Sid Halley #2

ChallengingFirst classTHE BALTIMORE SUNSid Halley once a jockey was now a private invesigator with only one good hand left after a horse fel Winning was all Winning was my function What I was there for What I wanted What I was born forIn 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 I woke in the dark as I often did at four in the morningThere was silence No cheering just silenceI could still feel the way I moved with the horse the ripple of muscle through both of the striving bodies uniting in one I could still feel the irons round my feet the calves of my legs gripping the balance the nearness to my head of the stretching brown neck the mane blowing in my mouth my hands on the reinsThere came at that point the second awakening The real one The moment in which I first moved and opened my eyes and remembered that I wouldn t ride any races ever Sid Halley is the uintessential Francis hero It is no surpri

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L 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 Engla 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 either directly or indirectly The heroes aren t always horse jockies they can be film producers or involve heroes engaged in peripheral professions that somehow always touch the horse racing worldBut than that Francis s heroes are rational human beings The choices made are rational choices directed by a firm objective philosophy that belies all of Francis s novels The dialogue is clear and touched with humor no matter the intensity of evil that the hero faces The hero s thoughts reveal a vulnerability that is touching while his actions are always based on doing the right thing to achieve justice Cau


10 thoughts on “Whip Hand Sid Halley #2

  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 th

  2. says:

    Winning was all Winning was my function What I was there for What I wanted What I was born forIn the dream I won the race The shouting turned to

  3. says:

    Basicallythe Dick Francis hero in each of his racing thrillers is the same personHe is decentmorally upright and very likableBut in each of t

  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 uniue and the writing was way way abov

  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 either directly or indirectly The heroes aren't alwa

  6. says:

    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 his than five decade long career of penning bestselling award winning and brillia

  8. says:

    The second Sid Halley book read many years after the first brilliant book Retired jockey with an artificial electronic hand turned p

  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 od

  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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