Tell Tale: Stories (Hardcover)

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Nearly a decade after his last volume of short stories was published, Jeffrey Archer returns with his eagerly-awaited, brand-new collection TELL TALE, giving us a fascinating, exciting and sometimes poignant insight into the people he has met, the stories he has come across and the countries he has visited during the past ten years.

Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to find out Who Killed the Mayor? and the pretentious schoolboy in A Road to Damascus, whose discovery of the origins of his father's wealth changes his life in the most profound way.

Revel in the stories of the 1930's woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League University in A Gentleman and A Scholar while another young woman who thumbs a lift gets more than she bargained for in A Wasted Hour.

These wonderfully engaging and always refreshingly original tales prove not only why Archer has been compared by the critics to Dahl and Maugham, but why he was described by The Times as probably the greatest storyteller of our age.

About the Author


JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He has served several years in Britain's House of Commons and more than twenty-five years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections--including Cometh the Hour, the instant #1 New York Times bestseller--have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781250066923
ISBN-10: 1250066921
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication Date: October 24th, 2017
Pages: 272
Language: English