A Twist in the Tale

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Pan Books, 2003 - Detective and mystery stories - 269 pages
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The expected never happens . . . A man calls unexpectedly on his mistress and sees another man leaving her flat. Accusing her of being unfaithful, he quarrels with her, strikes her. She dies. Leaving unseen, he tips off the police so that the other man is arrested and charged . . . Has he achieved 'The Perfect Murder'? A tanstalising opening to A Twist in the Tale. Consider also: a wine-tasting with a bizarre difference, a game of sex with a sexy stranger, a violent row in a golf clubhouse bar, a rivalry founded on eating cornflakes . . . just some of the openings in this cunningly constructed, fast-moving, entertaining set of stories from THE bestselling author of our time. 'Probably the greatest storyteller of our age' Mail on Sunday

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User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

Another collection of well-written self-contained stories. Ones that stood out to me as particularly enjoyable were "A La Carte" (who doesn't like to see a child appreciate the sacrifices of their ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tony2704 - LibraryThing

A good collection of short stories, some better than others but all typical Archer Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Jeffrey Archer's writing career has spanned almost 30 years. His bestselling novels, which range from Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to Kane and Abel and The Eleventh Commandment, have sold over 120 million copies throughout the world. He is married with two children and lives in London and Granchester.

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