And Thereby Hangs A Tale

And Thereby Hangs A Tale

[short Stories]

Book - 2010
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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 man's 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 couldn't have gone up in flames...

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780312539542
Branch Call Number: ARCHE
Characteristics: 301 p. ; 25 cm


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Oct 29, 2017

Well done. Entertaining quick reads covering a variety of stories all held together with Archer's masterly style.

Dec 29, 2015

A read for a summer afternoon - twist endings, little variation in narrative voice.

Aug 21, 2015

This Archer book, along with another one, was returned to the Dunbar Library on August 16, 2015.

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