A Quiver Full of Arrows

From The Grand Pasha to a British diplomat in China; a backgammon match to a one night stand, these stories will take you on a tour of ancient heirlooms and modern romance, of cutthroat business and kindly strangers, of lives lived in the realms of power and lives freed from the gloom of oppression.

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About the Book

Synopsis

Synopsis

This collection of 12 short stories will draw you into each story…

whether it is “Old Love”, the tale of two undergraduates at Oxford in the ’30s and their bitter rivalry that ends in a memorable love story or “Broken Routine”, which tells of an insurance claim advisor and his surprising encounter on the train home to Sevenoaks, or “Henry’s Hiccup”, the story of The Grand Pasha and how his plans for the most perfect honeymoon go awry.

From The Grand Pasha to a British diplomat in China; a backgammon match to a one night stand, these stories will take you on a tour of ancient heirlooms and modern romance, of cutthroat business and kindly strangers, of lives lived in the realms of power and lives freed from the gloom of oppression.

 

Fortunes are made and squandered, honour betrayed and redeemed, and love lost and rediscovered.

This intricate web of tales prove that Jeffrey really is the master of storytelling.

Reviews

“Stylish, witty and constantly entertaining… Jeffrey Archer has a natural aptitude for short stories.”

The Times

“Exciting … Archer offers versatility, laughter, inventive plotting and a gift for characterization.”

Baltimore Sun

“Amusing … poignant.”

The New York Times

“I loved the book. It is a collection of twelve short fabulous stories. I liked most ‘The Coup’ and ‘Old Love’. Both are like mini novels. I would love both of them as full fledged novels. The author is surely a seasoned short story writer.”

“I hope there are many more books inside JA, as I am truly addicted, I’m not reading anyone else’s books until I have read them all….. so I hope there are plenty more to come!”