And Thereby Hangs A Tale

And Thereby Hangs A Tale

[short Stories]

Book - 2010
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International bestselling author Jeffrey Archer has spent the last five years gathering spellbindingnbsp;stories from around the globe.nbsp;These fifteen brand-new tales showcase Archer's talent for capturing an unforgettablenbsp;moment in time, whether tragic, comic, or outrageous.

In India,nbsp;Jamwal and Nisha fall in love while waiting for a traffic light to turn green on the streets of Delhi.

From Germany comes "A Good Eye," the tale of 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...

Tonbsp;Italy and "No Room at the Inn," where a young man who is trying to book a room at a hotel 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...

Some of these stories will make you laugh while others will bring you to tears but, once again, every one of them will demand that you keep turning the page until you finally discover what happens to this remarkable cast ofnbsp;characters.

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780312539535
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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