A Matter of Honor

Front Cover
Harper Collins, Dec 15, 1993 - Fiction - 368 pages
7 Reviews
The New York Times bestseller. When Adam Scott opens the yellowed envelope bequeathed to him in his father's will, he sets off an incredible drama. The terrible secret that shadowed his father's military career unfolds in a time bomb of intrigue, passions and greed, reaching back to the Nazi plunder of Europe. Previous publisher: Pocket.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
2
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - crashmyparty - LibraryThing

A Matter Of Honour was different for me to read compared with Archer's other narratives, as I wasn't hooked in the same way as I have found previously. It was a relatively quick read but it took some ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - jayne_charles - LibraryThing

One of the first I read by Jeffrey Archer, and my favourite until I read some of his more recent efforts, which were a bit more multi-layered than this. It's a good, fast paced read, though I wish the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
24
Section 2
31
Section 3
46
Section 4
66
Section 5
112
Section 6
122
Section 7
145
Section 8
177
Section 11
241
Section 12
258
Section 13
265
Section 14
270
Section 15
291
Section 16
308
Section 17
321
Section 18
333

Section 9
195
Section 10
221
Section 19
357
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1993)

Jeffrey Archer was born on April 15, 1940, in London, England. After graduating from Brasenose College, Oxford, he founded his own company named Arrow Enterprises and promptly amassed a fortune. In 1969, he was elected to the House of Commons. A conservative Member of Parliament, he was, at the age of 29, the youngest member at that time. While in Parliament, he invested in a corporation and lost his fortune because of embezzlement. Devastated and facing financial ruin, he recounted his experiences in his book, Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less. The success of this book launched his writing career. His other works include Kane and Abel, Honor among Thieves, Shall We Tell the President?, A Quiver Full of Arrows, The Prodigal Daughter, and The Sins of the Father. He is also the author of The Clifton Chronicles series. He writes plays including Beyond Reasonable Doubt and The Accused. He was sentenced to four years imprisonment because of perjury and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, and was released in July 2003. He published three volumes of his Prison Diary: Hell, Purgatory, and Heaven. In 2014, his title Be Careful What You Wish For made The New York Times Bestseller List. In 2015 his title Mightier than the Sword made the same bestsller list.

Bibliographic information