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He ranks high on my list of favorite authors of all time It’s a while since I’ve read Jeffrey Archer.

And Thereby Hangs A Tale

I must admit that I saw the ending and the trick employed as soon as the man starts executing the plan. Feb 05, Golden Chiponda rated it really liked it. I’ve always been a fan of Jeffrey Archer’s fale of short stories ever since I picked up “A Quiver Full of Arrows” for my high school subject of English Literature.

The ending will bring a wry smile on your face. Outside politics, he is a novelist, playwright and short story writer. Dec 14, Richa Sharma rated it liked it. But for passing time, it steps up to the purpose and does leave me musing mostly in agreement at the drama that is called the human being. I’m glad I did.

Nov 15, Donna rated it liked it. There are 15 general fiction stories that were enhanced by a good reader.

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Few of them were, as a matter of fact, horribly disappointing. Recommended only for Archer fans. Archer can be fickle, or at least I find myself being fickle when reading him. I must admit that I archef the ending and hxngs tric To me, Jeffrey Archer’s strength is his mastery of storytelling. The stories based on true incidents are marked by an asterisk. I loved the ending of the story especially. Archer often dives into these types of details in his stories and I love him for it. The narrator, Gerard Doyle, does a fine job of reading the book.


And I was aand wrong. The story ends with a smile on your face. This tome packs stories he’d gathered all over the globe, some based on true stories, some imagined.

Trivia About And Thereby Hangs Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I found myself interested more in the background laid out early and how each painting came about. The emotion is too pared back, the motivation superficial and the romance more about the chase and acquisition where it is hsngs just about the sex for my taste.

The other stories are good but sort of forgettable once you read a few Jeffrey Archer short stories. However what is common between both the kinds is their ordinary quality.

A very cute story indeed, it is really sweet I feel.

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To England, where, in High Heelsa woman has to explain to her husband why a pair of designer shoes couldn’t have gone up in flames I listened to the first 2 stories. Archer, and I will most certainly revisit his other collections and if he writes another, I will buy it and read it as well. I either love the story or I can’t be bothered.


His political career, having suffered several controversies, ended after a conviction for perverting the course of justice and his subsequent imprisonment. It’d be tempting to say that since 10 of the 15 works are based on real life, the scope for the twist is limited by fac The good news is that Lord Archer still has that amazing gift of storytelling, the bad news is that the twists seem to have been blunted a bit.

This collection has 15 stories, of which 10 happen to be inspired from real events. I think writing short stories is the most difficult thing as you have to put everything in a very short space and hence I always admire those authors who manage to do it well and this is one such book where every story has come out great.

You may give it a miss or read this one last if time permits. The attention to detail he gives to his characters is something I love. She manipulates the old man’s will cleverly.

While I always prefer Archer in his full length, this collection of stories was quite interesting. With some you would know ‘where its leading’ but with Jeffrey Archer it is not the ‘where its leading’as much as the ‘how did it get there’which is important.