Cat O'nine Tales and Other Stories

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Pan Books, 2007 - Prisons - 277 pages
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Cat O' Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller, illustrated by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of Molesworth.These twelve yarns are satisfying and ingeniously plotted, featuring richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark deliciously unexpected conclusions. They feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know, as well as more poignant and telling characters. As a collection they confirm his position as one of the best storytellers alive today.'Stylish, witty and constantly entertaining . . . Jeffrey Archer has a natural aptitude for short stories' The Times

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User Review  - askum - LibraryThing

I enjoyed reading these short stories and never got bored with any of them. I am going to have to check out some other books written by this author and see if they are as good. Read full review

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User Review  - MomsterBookworm - LibraryThing

An anthology of shorts stories mostly centered around criminal breaches of trust. It is quite easy to empathize with the motivation behind some of the wrongdoings, and might even give a less ... Read full review

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Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (seventeen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge. @Jeffrey_Archer

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