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This collection of twelve short stories will draw you into each tale as fortunes are made and squandered, honour betrayed and redeemed, and love lost and. A QUIVER FULL OF ARROWS adds to his already impressive literary score’. Bolton Evening News. ‘Jeffrey Archer’s quiver is full of sharp arrows. His stories. 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.

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The ninth story quivr “A Matter of Principle” is about Sir Hamish Graham after years of being the Chairman of a successful construction company and also as an honest, hardworking, talented and filled with principles is faced with a dilemma when the world turns its thumb down on those principles. Articles needing cleanup from February All pages needing cleanup Cleanup tagged articles with a reason field from February Wikipedia pages needing cleanup from February Articles needing additional references from February All articles needing additional references Articles with multiple maintenance issues EngvarB from September Use dmy dates from September Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases Articles with specifically marked weasel-worded phrases from December Dear Jeffrey Archer, Your long novels suck but your short stories are amazing.

He has arfher nothing in his life, and so has no knowledge of travel rarows of making arrangements. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Michael returns to New York, calls Debbie, and the couple have a jeffrfy stand. Jeffrey Archer’s storytelling at it’s best.

Rather dull, and evidence that without his political connections, Jeffrey Archer would be about as interesting as a student in a beginners’ fiction-writing workshop. They rise to become phenomenal successes in their own fields, becoming professors and teaching chairs of Oxford in English Literature, and receiving knighthoods.

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Harry Newman had suffered a lot. Finally Septimus, feeling that he has taught the young man jeffdey lesson, opens his briefcase to find his cigarettes and paper intact, implying that he has actually been smoking the young man’s cigarettes and been abusing the young man’s paper.

The broken routine an old love were my personal favourites! Edward Shrimpton is met by the author at a local club. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He struggles with the ball and with the bat getting out cheaply for a duck in the first innings.

Archer employs a unique image, usually a simile repeated for emphasis, as a hook that pulls you into each story. The story is reportedly [ according to fupl

A Quiver Full of Arrows

Shrimpton was arrowa ace player of backgammon for the club, considered to be the best. He attended the lunch as he believed Susan’s husband was a popular producer but she kept this fact from him till the very end, when she confessed that she had divorced him and was married to the owner of the very restaurant where the writer had spent all of his money. The write reminisces on that incident. The boy has already been in trouble and now is worried about eating a Pomegranate that his father would have wanted.

View all 4 comments. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He is a millionaire living in London but is used to everything being done by his manservant Barker. Never mind what those macho Brazilian men are up to. Jan 23, Goddess Of Blah fukl it it was amazing Shelves: All the stories were delectable: Their rivalry is to be decided by the Charles Oldham Prize.


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All the stories bring out certain e This book is diffrent from his novels as most of these books revolve around two or more individuals who are highly ambitious and strong-willed. Cheap twists on tired tales, more often lemon than sub lime. Every story features some feeble attempt at irony that makes it seem amateurish, like the yawner about two middle-aged men who bet about which will be first to bed a beautiful girl, only to find out she’d been taking bets on them.

Trivia About A Quiver Full of Pataudi was a student at Oxford, and was involved in a serious car accident in which he lost the use of his right eye.

This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. Written inthese are vignettes arcger a simpler time, before email and cellular phones and Twitter and Facebook cluttered up our lives.

While I enjoyed one or two of the stories, I felt that there was a weakness in the story punch lines. It’s not only the style and rhythm in writing but also the unexpected twists and ends in the stories that make them so compelling to read. Views Read Edit View history. I really enjoyed it.

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The young man does arche same and it becomes a contest. I am not a big fan of short stories but they are very well written. That was my favourite.