The Short, the Long and the Tall by Jeffrey Archer audiobook

The Short, the Long and the Tall: Short Stories

By Jeffrey Archer

Macmillan Audio
13.42 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781250770714

New York Times number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short-story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans. Now the award-winning writer presents twenty of his most popular and fêted short stories in The Short, The Long and the Tall. Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder and ends up falling in love; and the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father’s wealth changes his life forever. Revel in the stories of the woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League university during the 1930s, and another young woman who thumbs a lift and has an encounter she will never forget. Discover the haunting story about four men whose characters are tested to the point of death. Finally, a short parable about how pointless war is, and how decent people are caught up in the crossfire of their leaders’ ambitions. This will be a must-buy for dedicated fans of Jeffrey Archer, and includes the following short stories: Never Stop on the Motorway Cheap At Half the Price Who Killed the Mayor? It Can’t Be October Already Stuck on You The Grass is Always Greener The Queen’s Birthday Telegram Clean Sweep Ignatius The First Miracle Caste Off A Wasted Hour Just Good Friends Christina Rosenthal A Gentleman and a Scholar The Road To Damascus Old Love A Good Toss To Lose One Man’s Meat Endgame Confession A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

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New York Times number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short-story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans. Now the award-winning writer presents twenty of his most popular and fêted short stories in The Short, The Long and the Tall. Find out what happens to the hapless young detective from Naples who travels to an Italian hillside town to solve a murder and ends up falling in love; and the pretentious schoolboy whose discovery of the origins of his father’s wealth changes his life forever. Revel in the stories of the woman who dares to challenge the men at her Ivy League university during the 1930s, and another young woman who thumbs a lift and has an encounter she will never forget. Discover the haunting story about four men whose characters are tested to the point of death. Finally, a short parable about how pointless war is, and how decent people are caught up in the crossfire of their leaders’ ambitions. This will be a must-buy for dedicated fans of Jeffrey Archer, and includes the following short stories: Never Stop on the Motorway Cheap At Half the Price Who Killed the Mayor? It Can’t Be October Already Stuck on You The Grass is Always Greener The Queen’s Birthday Telegram Clean Sweep Ignatius The First Miracle Caste Off A Wasted Hour Just Good Friends Christina Rosenthal A Gentleman and a Scholar The Road To Damascus Old Love A Good Toss To Lose One Man’s Meat Endgame Confession A Macmillan Audio production from St. Martin's Press

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Author Bio: Jeffrey Archer

Author Bio: Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer is an author of fiction, nonfiction, and plays, including numerous New York Times bestsellings, of which three made the #1 bestsellers spot. He was educated at Oxford University. He served five years as a member of the British parliament in the House of Commons and has served twenty-seven years as a member of the House of Lords. Now published in 97 countries and more than 37 languages, all of his novels and short story collections—including Kane & Abel, Only Time Will Tell and This Was a Man—have been international bestsellers.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 13.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English