Even money

by Dick Francis

Publisher: Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Royal Ascot -- Fiction,
  • Horse racing -- England -- Fiction,
  • Bookmakers (Gambling) -- Fiction,
  • Large type books
  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dick Francis and Felix Francis.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsFrancis, Felix.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6056.R27 E84 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23554204M
    ISBN 101410417514
    ISBN 109781410417510
    LC Control Number2009023262

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Even Money is the third book that Dick Francis, and his son Felix, have co-written. While I just loved the last 2, and all of Dick Francis' previous books, I didn't like this one as much. The book centers around Ned Talbot, the heir to his grandfather Teddy's bookmaking business/5().

But Even Money was a let down. From the start the story and characters came across as rushed. There was no story development the chemistry between the characters like the story came across to me as forced. Even the secondary characters came across as filler for a story that was already lacking.

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Even Money Great writing but several typos (or digital artifacts) have made a few bits hard to make out. Now I discover in ch. 13 that some of the story is missing. The section begins mid-sentence with no idea how much is missing.

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Even Money is the first collaboration I’ve read by the duo, but I’m a big fan of Dick. The father-and-son Francis team (Silks,etc.) turn their attention to the most reviled members of the horse-racing fraternity: on-site bookmakers.“My clients were never my friends,” wryly observes Ned Talbot.

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