ISBN 9780330419000,A Twist In The Tale

A Twist In The Tale


Jefrey Archer


Pan Books Ltd



Pan Books Ltd

Publication Year 2003

ISBN 9780330419000

ISBN-10 0330419005


Number of Pages 269 Pages
Language (English)


A Twist In The Tale is an anthology of short stories by master storyteller Jeffrey Archer, and contains mostly stories that end with a plot twist. Summary Of The Book A Twist In The Tale contains stories that all have a surprise twist at the end. The book has a collection of 12 stories in which what the reader and even the characters expect does not happen. In one story, a man murders his mistress and then tries to pin the blame on another man. Both are surprised by the discovery of what has really occurred. Two rivals compete for public honors that leads to some unexpected twists. There is also a tale of a poignant romance between two persons divided by religion. A young man man resentfully agrees to his father’s insistence that he take up a job outside his father’s company before joining the firm. In the end, he surprises even himself by discovering his true passion. A corrupt government in an African country is cleaned up by a lone politician, who is then honored for his brave actions. He is then entrusted by his government with tracing the Swiss bank accounts of corrupt politicians. Which leads to an unexpected twist. A Twist In The Tale contains more such tales, all with surprise endings. But it s not just the ending twists that interest the reader. It is the combination of plotting, characterization and the story telling skills of the author. About Jeffrey Archer Jeffrey Archer is a renowned British author and a former politician. Other books by Archer include First Among Equals, Kane and Abel, A Matter of Honour, Honour Among Thieves, The Prodigal Daughter, Not A Penny More, Not A Penny Less, and As The Crow Flies. Jeffrey Archer was born in London in 1940. As a member of the Conservative Party of Britain he was a Member of Parliament and later Deputy Chairman of the Party. But, a controversy over a libel case and his conviction for perjury led to him getting ousted from the party and ended his political career. But his writing career, which grew alongside his political career, flourished. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays children's fiction and nonfiction since. His books have sold over 250 million copies across the world.