And Thereby Hangs A Tale

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What to expect

From Jeffrey Archer, the bestselling author of the Clifton Chronicles and Kane and Abel, comes his captivating sixth collection of short stories, And Hereby Hangs a Tale, full of magnificent characters and shocking plot twists.

In ‘High Heels’ discover what happens in a loss adjuster’s memorable first case where his wife has to explain why a pair of designer shows couldn’t have gone up in flames. While on the streets of Delhi in ‘Caste-Off’ a man and woman fall in love while waiting for a traffic light to turn green. And in ‘A Good Eye’ a priceless Renaissance oil painting remains in the same family for generations until its current owner is face with a difficult choice . . .

Jeffrey demonstrates his natural aptitude for short stories which are stylish, witty and entertaining. His mastery of characterization and suspense, combined with a gift for the unexpected, jaw-dropping plot twist, show him at the height of his powers and demonstrate why he is one of world’s bestselling authors.

Critics Review

  • If there was a Nobel Prize for storytelling, Archer would win

    Daily Telegraph
  • Probably the greatest storyteller of our age

    Mail on Sunday

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