Dear Fred

This is based on the tragic true story of the famous jockey, Fred Archer, and is overlain with the story of Laura, who idolises Fred, and has a complete crush on him, to the embarrassment of her parents.

Publishing history
Bodley Head, 1981
Pavanne, 1982

This is based on the tragic true story of the famous jockey, Fred Archer, and is overlain with the story of Laura, who idolises Fred, and has a complete crush on him, to the embarrassment of her parents. The only people who seem to understand Laura’s feelings are her Uncle Harry, and his protege Tiger, a boy with a fiery nature who kisses Laura in secret behind the stable door.

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K M Peyton