Comeback (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)

3.93 avg rating
( 3,263 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780816154180: Comeback (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A young British diplomat's return to England revives long-buried childhood memories that could be the key to saving innocent people from destruction. By the author of Longshot. (Mystery).

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Inside Flap:

When globe-hopping British First Secretary Peter Darwin returns to his childhood home fo a visit, he is sorry. Waiting for him were long-hidden memories, a string of racehorse deaths and homicide. As Darwin begins to realize that the key to all of it involves his own past, he wishes he'd never come back, because he just might never leave again --- alive....
"One of Francis' most winning novels."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club

About the Author:

Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. The winner of over 350 races, he was champion jockey in 1953/1954 and rode for HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, most famously on Devon Loch in the 1956 Grand National. On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write forty-three bestselling novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), and the biography of Lester Piggott. During his lifetime Dick Francis received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and three 'best novel' Edgar Allan Poe awards from The Mystery Writers of America. In 1996 he was named by them as Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. In 1998 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List of 2000. Dick Francis died in February 2010, at the age of eighty-nine, but he remains one of the greatest thriller writers of all time.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780330324861: Comeback

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0330324861 ISBN 13:  9780330324861
Publisher: Pan Books, 1998
Softcover

9780425233313: Comeback (A Dick Francis Novel)

G.P. P..., 2010
Softcover

9781405916868: Comeback (Francis Thriller)

Michae..., 2014
Softcover

9780399136702: Comeback

G. P. ..., 1991
Hardcover

9780330519212: Comeback

Pan, 1991
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Francis, Dick
Published by G K Hall & Co (1992)
ISBN 10: 081615418X ISBN 13: 9780816154180
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1992. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11081615418X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 74.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Francis, Dick
Published by G K Hall & Co
ISBN 10: 081615418X ISBN 13: 9780816154180
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description G K Hall & Co. Hardcover. Condition: New. 081615418X New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW99.2218179

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Dick Francis
Published by G K Hall & Co (1992)
ISBN 10: 081615418X ISBN 13: 9780816154180
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1992. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M081615418X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 115.78
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds