Jeffrey Archer has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 275 million copies in 97 countries and more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries).
Jeffrey served five years as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons and has served twenty-five years as a Member of the House of Lords.
His latest novel THIS WAS A MAN, the final volume in a seven-book saga called The Clifton Chronicles. was published in hardback in November 2016, and went to #1 in the UK, India, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and is out in Paperback in May 2017. The penultimate book in the series, COMETH THE HOUR which came out in March 2016, also went to #1 around world, including on the New York Times Besteller List.
Jeffrey is also an art collector, sports lover, and amateur auctioneer, conducting around 30 charity auctions a year.