Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A collection of O. Henry-esque stories from British author Archer (Sons of Fortune, 2003, etc.).The prolific author of novels, plays and screenplays returns to the story format with this book of whimsical, sometimes ironic pieces. Some work, some don't, but even the least of these is entertaining. The title, taken from a line penned by Shakespeare, sets up the premise of the book, which opens with ... Read full review

Review: And Thereby Hangs a Tale: Short Stories

Editorial Review - - Donna Volkenannt

Just about everyone loves a good story. And after reading or hearing an especially good one, who doesn't want to know the real story behind the story? The title of AND THEREBY HANGS A TALE comes from a quote in a William Shakespeare play, and it means just that the story behind the story. In the tradition of master storytellers, Jeffrey Archer has crafted a collection of 15 short tales. Set in ... Read full review

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