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The comment at the end of the story by Jeffrey is a masterstroke. When I reached the story’s conclusion, “huh?! International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has spent the last five years gathering spellbinding stories from around the globe.

The story ends with a smile on your face. Dos quinze contos, houve dois que me surpreenderam mais: I have to admit this is the first Jeffrey Archer novel that I have read and the fact that it was filled with short stories made it a good introduction to his writing style and story telling.

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So the four stars is more for entertainment value rather than anything else. Shirley J If you read the story again, the answers are there. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Let me summarize a few of my favourite stories: And Ueffrey was not wrong. Its a collection of 15 short stories, 10 of which are based on true events. See 1 question about And Thereby Hangs a Tale….


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Everyone one of these stories kept me spellbound. I have never been a fan of Jeffrey Archer’s novels but I have always enjoyed his short story collections. As plots go, his range from ordinary, to not bad, to “is he seriously trying to pull this off?!

It tells about a story of a young man who is conned by a rich young woman to steal a diamond ring.

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He sets off on a personal mission to add a new island to Her Majesty’s Empire. I did enjoy some of the stories while others were either predictable or a bit hum drum. Archer navigates his literary globe to bring us these stories, each with distinctive and international flavour.

I think this must be the only compilation of his which has so many of these.

And Thereby Hangs A Tale

Resumindo, um pequeno livro que me acompanhou durante muitas viagens de comboio mostrando-se sempre uma boa companhia. How to write a great review. Sorry to say, most of these inspired tales lack the s 3 to 3.


The title references a quote or quotes from Shakespeare and is itself included in three of the stories – including the last line of the last story. Archer uses an omniscient narrator with finesse and usually has a twist at the tale of the story something I remember well from the other books I’ve read.

I wonder what it would have been like with a different narrator, however. Item s unavailable for purchase. This book is a collection of 15 short stories, some being Archer’s own experiences while others just fiction.

View all 4 comments. Or the one about the man whose greatest ambition in life is to become a lifetime memember of the golf club where his idol began his career. Archer often dives into these types of details in his stories and I love him for it.