Twelve Red Herrings [Jeffrey Archer] on Many of the 12 stories here, all of which feature false clues and twist endings, are based on “known”. Twelve Red Herrings is the third collection of irresistible short stories from master storyteller, Jeffrey Archer. Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and. First published in UK hardback – Harper Collins UK paperback published – Pan Macmillan. Expect the unexpected A wrongly convicted murderer.

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Jeffry Archer is a master with this style, and wrote twelve short stories, each with a red herring dropped somewhere in it.

We’ll contact you shortly. Archer ke baarah teer!!!. Archer even includes a finishing story with a choice of four different endings just to highlight how a storyteller can easily change the direction herrinngs his narration and the potential options available.

I don’t think I’ll be making a review right now because this was mainly to prepare myself for one of my finals. A red herring is a false trail, bait that is meant to be taken, leading to the wrong conclusion.

Cheap at Half the Price Consuela Rosenheim is a woman with expensive tastes that require both a wealthy husband and wealthy lover to satisfy. As a reader who is definitely not a fiction writer, I find that fascinating and l This was not my favorite set of Archer short stories, but they were all good.

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Soon he became one of my favorite authors and I went on to read almost every book of his I came across and finally two weeks earlier is when I came jeffrey this book which has one of the most interesting story that captivated me for the first time. Arvher 10, J. It’s also a hopeful story written with good people at heart. IN short story collection Jeffrey Archer. I’m kind of done with this pattern, and the story was only vaguely entertaining. Some end on an ironic note while others have a twist in the plot.


But the one I hated the most was ”To cut a long story short”. The book herrings very Jeffrey Archer and a must read for all lovers of good, witty, English fiction. You have been loggedin via facebook. The last story has four endings to it, all with some kind of emotion to the ending.

Feb 22, Kritika Swarup rated it it was amazing.

The book is enjoyable and clever throughout, but the majority of the stories are let down by rushed endings, or endings without the proper details or context. Karunakaran sir my English lecturer used to say that we should read novels or books that are outside our syllabus.

I was going to go 3 stars, but the side plot was quite humerous! No doubt abt it. All my energy is sapped and am feeling hungy as i type this!! Quotes from Twelve Red Herrings. Dougie Mortimer’s Right Arm Quite boring, unfortunately. The story was so clear in my mind but I never knew the author name for the book name. Everything Archer composes is to be viewed as accurate, on a par with every one of his books, I cherish the distinctive endings on every one of his stories you never entirely observe what is How does he do it?!


My favorites are Shoeshine Boy, Never Stop on the Motorway, Do n Red herring means a clue or piece of information which is or is intended to be misleading or distracting, which is totally apt for the title of the book. I like how clever all the characters are, and that their actions are within the purview of their abilities.

This book I flicked through while staying at a holiday cottage in NSW and finally tracked down. Oct 02, Kerrie rated it really liked it. Like the different directions that his characters go Archer has put into each of his tales a “red herring” designed to lead the reader down a particular path only to later on spring an unexpected twist taking the story in a completely different direction.

Enter your email address. First let me tell you what the term ”Red Herring” means.

To justify genuineness of your review kindly attach purchase proof Browse. Dark Melody 12 Carpathian By: Me quito el sombrero ante Archer. I’m disappointed that it turned out to be quite dark. I found myself borederline afraid for the characters well being.

Twelve Red Herrings

Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. Apr 03, For me, most had predictable ends. Twelve Red Herrings is collection of 12 short fiction stories. rwd