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Born In Essex, UK.
School in Luton.
College - Sussex.
Worked in Cambs.
Now Living in Norfolk.

Sunday, 14 February 2010

Book News - Dick Francis sadly died today.

Sadly we heard that crime writer Dick Francis, famous for his horse racing-based crime novels, has died today aged 89. Being a crime fiction enthusiast I have read many of his books - and we have many of his first editions in stock on our web site at


  1. I had the same reaction to this news as I did when Georgette Heyer died - what will I do in the autumn when the annual book is due? There is one more to come we're told and, though I don't find the joint books he wrote with Felix as compelling as the earlier titles, no doubt I shall buy it to complete the set. Question is, who am I going to collect next?

  2. Dick Francis obituary in the guardian -