thereby (1) Jamwal and Nisha fall in love while waiting for a traffic light to turn green in Delhi thus begins one of the 15 short stories Jeffrey Archer has gathered. And Thereby Hangs a Tale: Short Stories [Jeffrey Archer] on *FREE * shipping on qualifying offers. Tragic, comic, outrageous―these fifteen tales. And Thereby Hangs a Tale [Jeffrey Archer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book by Archer, Jeffrey.

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Some were great, others so-so, but overall, I enjoyed them. Sep annd, Ammey rated it it was amazing. It was how Archer told the story that made it interesting. The objects this time are paintings.

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. I found the story enjoyable. Sorry to say, most of these inspired tales lack the s 3 to 3.

And Thereby Hangs a Tale

I’m glad I did. He is married to Mary Archer, a scientist specialising in solar power. I must admit that I saw the ending and the tric To me, Jeffrey Archer’s strength is his mastery of storytelling. A fair piece of work!


Yet, I must confess, that this collection was too pedestrian even for someone like me. She manipulates the old man’s will cleverly.

Indeed, the way the author unfolds the story, the pace he sets are all vintage Archer. I vaguely recalled similar news items for a few of them.

And Thereby Hangs A Tale by Jeffrey Archer

However what is common between both the kinds threeby their ordinary quality. Outside politics, he is a novelist, playwright and short story writer. His short stories are always delightful in that they leave a smile on your face with their twists and turns. This one will make you smile for sure.

And Thereby Hangs A Tale

It’d be tempting to say that since 10 of the 15 works are based on real life, the scope for the twist is limited by fac The good news is that Lord Archer still has that amazing gift of storytelling, the bad news is that the twists seem to have been blunted a bit. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The stories based on true incidents are marked by an asterisk. I wish Jeffery had not included this in this book.


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I loved the ending of the story especially. Recommended only for Archer fans. To me, Jeffrey Archer’s strength is his mastery of storytelling.

The title references a quote or quotes from Shakespeare and is itself included in three of the stories – including the last line of the last story. Having waited for several years, he has to wait even longer when Britain goes to war with the Germans.

The attention to detail he gives to his characters is something I love.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Unless talw consider one at the very end, which, frankly, to me, is not. A collection of short stories in the same readable style as the Clifton chronicles. I love Jeffrey Archer. I finish the book feeling catharsis – relief that I do not suffer from the same ailment, and pitying the author, who thirsts endlessly for bangs shiny baubles that represent a caste he wasn’t born into, and can only hollowly emulate.

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