Book Reviews of The Edge

The Edge
The Edge
Author: Dick Francis
ISBN-13: 9780399134142
ISBN-10: 039913414X
Publication Date: 2/20/1989
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Pub Group (T)
Book Type: Hardcover
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Trains and horse-racing--a good mystery!
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This lighthearted novel follows the Race Train with its load of British racehorses and owners, and racegoers across Canada. Young Tor Kelsey, wealthy and bored, returns from working his way around the world, the British Jockey Club ask his help when a notorious but unproven corrupt owner joins the train. Tor saves the train from sabotage and falls in love before it reaches the end of its journey! A great read!
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If you like mysteries and haven't discovered Dick Francis--here's you chance.
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Horse Racing fun...fun to read while the Triple Crown is going on.
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Long book, good to take on a trip. Has an interesting story line.
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always enjoy his books. this is no exception.
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An amazing junket!
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Undercover operative Tor Kelsey just received his make-or-break assignment: masquerading as a waiter on The Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train - a high-class horse-racing junket for the super-rich. He was told to look out for trouble, but he never could have guessed how much.

Because one of the passengers on this elegant excursion is Julius Apollo Filmer - a sociopathic genius of blackmail and criminal corruption. His goal - take the train and its passengers for everything they have. And Tor is the only one with enough cunning and courage to take him on...
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Nice Dick Francis book, transcontinental train ride and mystery.
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A typical Dick Francis mystery involving horses, murder and mayhem.
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From the jacket:

"'Beware. Many people are not what they seem.' So proclaims the ad for the Great Transcontinental Mystery Race, a glittering rail junket that not only promises the opportunity to race a thoroughbred on some of the world's great courses, but something more: an intriguing mystery to be enacted on board, which passengers will be invited to solve. But included on the passenger list is one Julius Apollo Filmer, justifiably reputed to be the most ruthless operator lurking in the racing underworld, and he's planning a strange plot of his own...
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A glittering rail junket promises the opportunity to race a thoroughbred on some of the world's great courses, and something more: a mystery to be enacted on board, which passengers will be invited to solve.
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A glittering rail junket that not only promsises the oppturnity to race a thorgh bred on some of the worlds great courses but something more: an intrighing mystery to be enacted on board while the passengers will be invited to solve.
Torklsey uncover security agent for the Brithish jocky club, a scene of imagineary mayheym is about to explod into a night mare of real blood and murder. Mystery