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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Quivee sixth story titled “Broken Routine” follows the routine of one Septimus Horatio Cornwallis who is suiver habitual person, and what happens when one day his routine is broken. As Michael turns to leave, Debbie informs him to his horror that Debbie herself had decided to have a one-night stand, and deciding to ignore New Yorkers who would think she was easy, had made a decision that whichever one of Michael or Adrian came to New York, she would have a one-night stand with him.

Open Preview See a Problem? I would love both of them as full fledged novels. These are fun, and the humor is rather English, so it’s pretty damn delightful. Dec 02, Gary rated it liked it.

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Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Phillipa dies jeffrdy a heart attack after William leaves for College. There’s something deeply comforting about an Archer story. Shrimpton was an ace player of backgammon for the club, considered to be the best. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: A couple of great stories mixed with some mediocre stories.

A Quiver Full of Arrows

Well, who gets the girl is what you have to read to know. He attended the lunch as he believed Susan’s husband was a popular producer but she kept agcher fact from him till the very end, when she confessed jefrfey she had divorced him and was married to the owner of the very restaurant where the writer had spent all of his money.


Well, here was a total change of pace as our book discussion group delved into a collection of short stories! May 06, Kw rated it really liked it. Arch Well, here was a total change of pace as our book discussion group delved into a collection of short stories! AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He is mesmerized by the presence of Mary and offers all his food items to her. One day William and Phillipa or an argument on a crossword puzzle on the existence of the word ‘Whymwham’.

Do not bother writing any more long novels as that will waste time that arrowd be spent on creating short stories of beauty. His opposition, Manuel Rodrigues, was less so – more a gum-chewing, jeans and t-shirt man with a casual approach – agcher nevertheless with an astute business head firmly screwed on. 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 Their love is decided by the Charles Oldham which both of them share.

This man who happens to be quivwr publisher tries to find the hidden story behind a particular achievement by Edward during his youth.

The seventh story titled “One-Night Stand” is just about what it says. Of course, they wouldn’t want their wives to find out.

A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer

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He returns home in a packed train, when he discovers that a young hoodlum has misappropriated his cigarettes and his newspaper. I am not a big fan of short stories but they are very well qquiver.

Style Please help improve this article if you can. I will definitely be reading fill of Mr. On the way back he sees the three wise men the Magi and give them the pomegranates. Nothing serious and overly emotional, just some inconsequential, decently written light reading. I’m giving this 4 stars because it started with some boring stories but ended so excellently I found myself smiling alone upon reaching the last page. He is married to Mary Archer, a scientist specialising in solar power.

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. No shock and awe tactics are ever employed, just a soothing compendium of light surface description and blithe plot.

The mutual hatred began a fierce sense of competition which enabled them to outshine their contemporaries, but to remain neck-to-neck with each other. While I enjoyed one or ieffrey of the stories, I felt that there was a weakness in the story punch lines.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Look over here, at the woman I’ve described as the White Queen with cottage loaf hair. I enjoyed this rather didactic story where we have to make up our own minds about what actually happened.

Your long novels are boring but your short stories are interesting. The ending of ‘Old Love’ made me cry my eyes out. What i esp loved was that none had a weird or a very predictabl ending.