by Dick Francis, Felix Francis

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Ein Vater taucht aus dem Nichts auf. Und verschwindet wieder. Seither muss sein Sohn Ned sich vorsehen. Denn er ist ins Visier kleiner und großer Betrüger aus dem Wettmilieu geraten.

Dick Francis, geboren 1920, war viele Jahre Englands erfolgreichster Jockey, bis ein mysteriöser Sturz 1956 seine Karriere beendete. Fast 50 Jahre lang schrieb er Thriller, die das Pferderenn- und Wettmilieu als Hintergrund haben. Seine 42 Romane wurden alle Bestseller. Dick Francis starb 2010.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783257602234
Publisher: Diogenes
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Sold by: CIANDO
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 432
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

One of the most successful post-WWII steeplechase jockeys, Dick Francis (1920-2010) won more than 350 races. After retiring from horse racing, he turned his hand to writing mystery novels set against the thrilling background of his beloved sport. He went on to publish more than 40 books and is regarded as one of the top mystery writers of all time. His son, Felix Francis, continues his father’s legacy with suspense filled thrillers set in the racing world.


Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies

Date of Birth:

October 31, 1920

Date of Death:

February 14, 2010

Place of Birth:

Tenby, Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales

Place of Death:

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, British West Indies


Dropped out of Maidenhead County School at age 15.

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