"A master at mixing power, politics, and profit into fiction"--" Entertainment Weekly""One of the top ten storytellers in the world"-- "Los Angeles Times""A storyteller in the class of Alexander Dumas...Unsurpassed skill...making the reader wonder intensely what will happen next."-- "Washington Post""Archer...has an extraordinary talent for turning notoriety into gold, and telling fast-moving stories."-- "Philadelphia Inquirer"
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From the Back Cover
Two friends fall under the spell of a New York beauty – with quite unexpected results.
An offhand remark is taken seriously by a Chinese sculptor, and a British diplomat becomes the owner of a priceless work of art.
An insurance claims advisor has a most surprising encounter on the train home to Sevenoaks.
The openings to three of this marvellous collection of stories that ends with a hauntingly written, atmospheric account of two undergraduates at Oxford in the thirties, a tale of bitter rivalry that ends in a memorable love story.
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'Stylish, witty and constantly entertaining…Jeffrey Archer has a natural aptitude for short stories'
'Probably the greatest storyteller of our age'
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