The Grass is Always Greener and Other Stories: selected from 'To Cut A Long Story Short'

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9780001056534: The Grass is Always Greener and Other Stories: selected from 'To Cut A Long Story Short'

The latest, and best, short story collection from the master storyteller. These – all new – stories show Jeffrey Archer’s great skills with a wide variety of character, of subject and of setting, but all with that wonderful twist to the tail.

Every reader will have their own favourites and the choices run from love at first sight across a crowded railway platform; a woman appearing to her lover at ten-year intervals; a man listening in on a conversation on a crossed line, which changes his whole life; a member of Her Majesty’s Diplomatic Corps making use of his previously unsuspected financial acumen in a good cause; a Henry Moore statue disappearing and then reappearing in a different form; a study of seven men, each of whom believing he should have the job of the man immediately above him; a shipboard collision leading to a love affair which isn’t what it seems and a South African, a long-standing believer in apartheid, having a change of heart.

To Cut A Long Story Short is Jeffrey Archer’s fourth story collection and shows him at absolutely top of his form. Wonderfully satisfying to listen to and fascinating to discover how many are based on true incidents that Jeffrey Archer has witnessed or heard.

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‘Archer has a gift for plot that can only be described as genius’
Daily Telegraph

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The latest, and best, short story collection from the master storyteller. These – all new -stories show Jeffrey Archer's great skills with a wide variety of character, of subject and of setting, but all with that wonderful twist to the tale.

Every reader will have their own favourites and the choices run from a study of seven men, each of whom believing he should have the job of the man immediately above him; a shipboard collision leading to a love affair which isn't what it seems; a South African, a long-standing believer in apartheid, having a change of heart; a man who spots a beautiful woman across a crowded railway platform; a criminal who wants the police to catch him so he can live off his ill-gotten gains; a woman who appears to her lover at ten-year intervals and a Henry Moore statue that disappears and reappears in a different form.

This collection shows Jeffrey Archer at the top of his form. Wonderfully satisfying to listen to an fascinating to discover how many are based on true incidents that Jeffrey Archer has witnessed or heard.

• The Grass Is Always Greener
• Love at First Sight
• The Reclining Woman
• A Weekend to Remember
• Change of Heart
• Too many Coincidences

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