To Cut A Long Story Short

To Cut A Long Story Short

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Baker & Taylor
Fourteen short tales by the author of Twelve Red Herrings include some based on true incidents that were witnessed by the author during his travels around the world and feature his characteristic surprise endings.


The key to a great short story is to never give away the...

In To Cut a Long Story Short, New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer delivers an enthralling new collection of short stories. Listeners will have a difficult time sorting fact from fiction as each story comes complete with intriguing characters, ingenious plotting and Archer's trademark surprise endings.

From the cleverest of confidence tricks, to the quirks of the legal profession, to the intrigues of love at first sight, Archer keeps listeners guessing at what is truly as it seems to be and what is a hoax, what is real and what is a red herring. His mastery of character and suspense is apparent, each word is necessary and each ending will shock and surprise.

To Cut a Long Story Short is Archer at the top of his form. It is stylish, witty, constantly entertaining, and will captivate listeners who will race through each story to find out how it ends.

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Offers fourteen stories of intrigue and surprising twists, many of which are based on incidents recounted to the author in his travels throughout the world.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2000.
ISBN: 9780060185527
Characteristics: 272 p. ; 25 cm.


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14 suspense stories nicely packaged into bite-sized pieces.

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Oct 13, 2011

Jeffrey Archer is a great storyteller. Short and sweet, with food for thought!


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