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Bonecrack

Narrated by: Tony Britton
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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The unexpected arrival of a new apprentice jockey at his father's racing stables heralds the beginning of a series of dark happenings for Neil Griffon. First his father suffers a grisly accident, then Neil is brutally assaulted and abducted. The price for his freedom will mean the betrayal and deception of those who trust Griffon most. But he has no choice: a no-compromise crime czar has made an ultimatum - that his own 18-year-old son be hired by Griffon's stables to ride the superstar horse, Archangel, in the Derby. And the young man must be trained to win. Or else….

©1989 Dick Francis (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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  • Hazel
  • 21-07-2013

Excellent Book

Where does Bonecrack rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This book comes in right at the top loved this book

What other book might you compare Bonecrack to, and why?

come to Grief is another one of Dick Franics books that just kept me gripped

What does Tony Britton bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Tony Britton manages to bring the book to life and he is very easy on the ears

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laughed constantly asI can relate to this book

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loving all of the books from Dick Francis, have not listened to a bad one yet

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  • Jeff Smith
  • 20-07-2020

Excellent book

Great story of thuggery and threat. As always, Tony Britton is simply the best narrator.

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  • RA
  • 06-07-2020

Fantastic Book

Have always loved this book, and the audio is fantastic. Tony Britton - what a great orator!

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  • bronson sawdon
  • 07-11-2019

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One of his best I think. Sons and fathers and their trials and tribulations with the love of horses thrown in Also murder and international skulduggery. What’s not to love and immerse yourself in a jolly good read or audio even better

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 22-10-2017

thriller

loved it, first one I.heard with Tony Britton as narrator and I was hooked. thanks Audible please stock the full series

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  • Lu
  • 02-07-2017

Not Dick Francis' best story

Excellent narration as always but the characters were more 2 dimensional than ever. The plot seemed a bit ridiculous but Tony Britton makes it listenable. Popcorn for the eardrums.

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  • Knucklebones
  • 18-04-2017

Strong and believable storyline

The set-up for this story seems a bit outlandish at first, with the hero being blackmailed and brutalised into taking on a relative amateur to his father's training stables. But the characters are very well-drawn and the motivations believable. The novel becomes both an insider's view of the relentless training regimes and a thrilling journey into independence for the likeable and courageous hero. I enjoyed this novel tremendously, as well as the expert narration by Tony Britton. Good sound quality throughout.

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  • Christine Hargreaves
  • 30-01-2017

great story

love the graphic descriptions of the horses and surroundings which take me back to my earliest memories of Newmarket and the trainers yards. Xtine