R.I. P. Dick Francis

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R.I. P. Dick Francis

Postby swreader » Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:52 am

Dick Francis, former champion jockey and author of some 42 mystery/thrillers died today at the age of 89.

Francis was recognized both in the US and the UK for his contributions to the mystery genre. He provided me (and many thousands) a jolly good read and more knowledge about horse racing and jockeys than I ever knew. R. I. P. Dick Francis.
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Postby chuckie » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:10 am

R.I.P. Dick Frances.
Been sometime since i read any of his books but i really enjoyed them.
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Feb 15, 2010 6:41 am

R.I.P. :(
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Postby Doughnut Jimmy » Mon Feb 15, 2010 7:57 am

RIP, truly remarkable to keep producing new yarns for so long :(
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Postby Ponder Stibbons » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:43 am

R.I.P. :cry:
Although i'm afraid i dont know him.
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Postby janet » Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:45 am

I see also that Cy Grant has shuffled off this mortal coil at the age of 90 :cry:
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