Twelve Red Herrings

Twelve Red Herrings Jeffrey Archer, The Internationally Bestselling Author Of Honor Among Thieves, As The Crow Flies, And Kane Abel, Now Serves Up This Inventive New Collection Of A Dozen Short Stories With A Twist Cleverly Styled, With Richly Drawn Characters And Ingeniously Plotted Story Lines, Each Of The Twelve Pieces Ends With A Delightfully Unexpected Turn Of Events.An Imprisoned Man Is Certain That His Supposed Murder Victim Is Very Much Alive.A Female Driver Is Pursued Relentlessly By A Menacing Figure In Another Vehicle.A Young Artist Gets The Biggest Break Of Her Career.A Restless Beauty Manages The Perfect Birthday Celebration.An Escaped Iraqi On Saddam Hussein S Death List Pays An Involuntary Visit To His Homeland In Each Tale, Human Beings Are Given An Opportunity To Seize, A Crucial Problem To Solve, Or A Danger To Avoid How Will They React How Would You Capping Off The Collection Are Two Additional Rewards In The Final Story, Archer Offers A Choice Of Four Endings And Buried In Each Story Is Another Diversion A Red Herring Which Archer Challenges His Readers To Uncover. This book I flicked through while staying at a holiday cottage in NSW and finally tracked down Not a great fan of short stories, Jeffrey Archer s Twelve Red Herrings started promisingly with the 83 page
The term Master Storyteller is perhaps overused but in this case, Jeffrey Archer earns the moniker Each of these stories I read between other people s novels, in order to space them out It is a testament to the quality of these stories that I found myself wanting to get past the particular novel I was reading so I could get to the next Archer short story Some of these stories have twists and some have irony, but they all have that exceptional phrasing that I have come to expect from Mr Arc The term Master Storyteller is perhaps overused but in this case, Jeffrey Archer earns the moniker Each of these stories I read between other people s novels, in order to space them out It is a testament to the quality of these stories that I found myself wanting to get past the particular novel I was reading so I could get to the next Archer short story Some of these stories have twist
You open a story and cannot put the book down till you are done with it There you meet the ending which just keeps it s promise You wonder if Jeffrey Archer can handle romance in short stories as well as he manages the thrill There as you reach the last story, you are presented with a piece precisely written to answer that question you ask.There is a beautiful start to a romantic flick and j
My rating is 4.2 I love jeffrey Archer Alongside of roald dahl he is IMHo the master of the short story there are some very good gems in here 1 Trial and error 5 stars Simply a brilliant tale of murder, deception, betrayal andArcher remains the master of the short story.2 Cheap at half the price 4 stars A delightful deceptionsome folks have all the luck3 Dougie mortimor s right arm 3 stars The Herring is quite as tasty in this story as the previous 2 Still a decent light re My rating is 4.2 I love jeffrey Archer Alongside of roald dahl he is IMHo the master of the short story there are some very good gems in here 1 Trial and error 5 stars Simply a
I bought this one a couple of years ago, when the author was in town I quite enjoyed this book, but expectedof a connection between all the tales than was present Only one character is repeated in two stories, all the others are disparate The central conceit for all of them is the red herring and some of the stories areobvious than others in their deception and cleverness Trial and Error Undoubtedly the best of the lot it s a pity it was placed in the beginning of the book, as I bought this one a couple of years ago, when the author was in town I quite enjoyed this book, but expectedof a connection between all the tales than was present Only one character is repeated in tw
Twelve Red Herrings is a collection of short stories by Jeffrey Archer Nine of which are based in known events to the author admittedly heavily embellished and the other three original ideas Each tale puts one of its characters under a pressure situation to see how they could react and what choice they might make Like the different directions that his characters go Archer has put into each of his tales a red herring designed to lead the reader down a particular path only to later on spr Twelve Red Herrings is a collection of short stories by Jeffrey Archer Nine of which are based in known events to the author admittedly heavily embellished and the other three original ideas Each tale puts one of its characters under a pressure situation to see how they could react and what
Red herring means a clue or piece of information which is or is intended to be misleading or distracting, which is totally apt for the title of the book Archer uses this in his writing, leaving the readers wanting for .This is a collection of 12 short stories written in strong clean prose, each story having a sudden twist and surprise ending Some of the stories are really hilarious while some keep you on the edge of your seat My favorites are Shoeshine Boy, Never Stop on the Motorway, Do n Red herring means a clue or piece of information which is or is intended to be misleading or distracting, which is totally apt for the title
Me quito el sombrero ante Archer Sin duda uno de los mejores libros de cuentos que he le do en toda mi vida Perfectamente bien construidos y con un humor bastante oscuro Una delicia de leer, en verdad. Like a lot of German thinkers and Brits, he fakes knowledge of human nature by describing detailed mechanical evidence. Lovely

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  • Paperback
  • 324 pages
  • Twelve Red Herrings
  • Jeffrey Archer
  • English
  • 25 April 2018
  • 0006477232