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Tragic, comic, outrageous—these fifteen tales from international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer showcase his remarkable talent for capturing an unforgettable moment in time…

In India, in “Caste-Off,” a man and woman fall in love while waiting for a traffic light to turn green on the streets of Delhi…

From Germany comes “A Good Eye,” about a priceless oil painting that has remained in the same family for over two hundred years, until...

To the Channel Islands and “Members Only,” where a golf ball falls out of a Christmas cracker, and a young mans life will never be the same...

To Italy and “No Room at the Inn,” where a young man who is trying to book a hotel room ends up in bed with the receptionist, unaware that she...

To England, where, in “High Heels,” a woman has to explain to her husband why a pair of designer shoes couldnt have gone up in flames...

“There isnt a better storyteller alive.”

—Larry King

 “A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas.”

—Washington Post

 “Archer is a master entertainer.”


About the Author

Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britains House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections--including Kane and Abel, Paths of Glory and False Impression--have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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Archer, Jeffrey
St. Martin's Press
Literature-A to Z
Short Stories (single author)
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