Sid Halley, an injured jockey, becomes a private eye and carries out some work for his father-in-law, who believes a man is trying to financially ruin Seabury racecourse, so that it can be sold to property developers. From the author of Straight and The Edge.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - themulhern - LibraryThing
Not as formulaic as many of Francis' subsequent efforts. Written in the '60s; the office boy's carefully coiffed and rather long hair is a prominent topic, Sid's father-in-law was in WWII, and ex ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
I'm so glad I saw the movie of this book first. It was part of a four-episode series on British television called The Racing Game. The first episode was an adaptation of this book; the remainder were ... Read full review