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Robert Ludlum’s The Cassandra Compact. Loved the way it was delivered. Read only if time permits. Archer, and I will most certainly revisit his other collections and if he writes another, I will buy it and read it as well.

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If anything, the ending left me with some bad taste. 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 The ending was quite obvious to me.

I guess it’s time to retire this type of plots, temporarily at least.

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Some of these stories will make you jeffrfy 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 of characters.

As expected from Jeffrey Archer. I could answer the question but that would spoil it for a future reader who couldn’t resist opening my spoiler comment. Archer travelled across the globe and gathered these 15 stories in over 6 years and you can tell how he has managed to gather the essence of that place too.


Archer navigates his lit I always love Jeffrey Archer ‘s works. September 14, Imprint: We all have them and they are part of what makes everyone I meet so fascinating to me. I wish Jeffery had not included this in this book. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping.

And Thereby Hangs a Tale

One gets that feeling of epicness while reading this one story partly set during the Second World War, a theme Archer is very adept at writing about in his short stories. Haangs vaguely recalled similar news items for a few of them. The story promises an excellent ending, but ends on a lower note. Oct 13, Sonia Gomes rated it really liked it Shelves: Stories from all over the world narrated by the master story teller, Jeffrey Archer.

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I felt Jeffery gave away the surprise factor which could he could have avoided. But “just that” is what it is. A few are a little too long.

I struggle when they pop up on a “must read” list. Dec hale, Siaw Hui rated it liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about And Thereby Hangs a Taleplease sign up.

The man finds himself having to choose between the woman he loves and his family. From then on, it is an up-and-down journey of life, which, but for the luck of the Irish, may not end well for him. So while the writing is good and I did enjoy many of the stories, the style and subject matter was mostly not ‘my cup of tea.


Growing up a middle-class Canadian, I suppose I’ve achieved a comfortable plateau of earnings and have very little incentive to lust after more. In short, Archer’s writing is full of the kinds of characters I could spend an afternoon talking to. I listened to the first 2 stories.

Straight from a Bollywood script, true story as it is, this may well be the longest of the lot. Only Time Will Tell.

And Thereby Hangs A Tale by Jeffrey Archer

Throughout the collection, he weaves clever and compelling tales with straightforward, unadorned prose. Sep 18, Talee A rated it it was amazing. View all 4 comments. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Books by Jeffrey Archer. It was how Archer told the story that jeffrey it interesting. Archer navigates his literary globe to bring us these stories, each with distinctive and international flavour. Item s unavailable for purchase.

Blind Date Even though I guessed correctly how the story is going to end; I would still rate cree as an excellent story. The emotion is too pared back, the motivation superficial and the romance more about the chase and acquisition where it is not just about the sex for my taste. A collection anc stories that are quite captivating and great for a bedtime read since each story is complete in itself.

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