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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I was a bit disappointed by the ending which seemed a bit of a cop-out to me but I found the ‘encounter’ curiously fascinating.

S If you didn’t get that I liked your short stories but not your novels, please read through letter again and ruminate deeper. Mar 08, MaryAnne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sex is obliquely referred to as “making love” with a breast here and there, but is terribly perfunctory – Archer never lasts more than a paragraph or two – and there’s certainly no talk of emotions.

However, this is more about one woman being vied by two men from London – Michael Thompson and Adrian Townsend.

I bet The Century could have been a really interesting short story if I had understand a single thing he was telling me about the cricket match upon which the story hinges. Just love anything by Jeffrey Archer.


Martin’s Paperbacks first published January 1st Trivia About A Quiver Full of When wealth and luxury were marked by Rolls Royces, leather chairs and Cuban cigars rather than hybrid vehicles, recycled furniture and vegan meals. One-night stand is hilarious arcjer is The Luncheon. Even so, I understood enough about the ending, I think, to know it was hardly worth bothering.

I enjoyed this rather didactic story where we have to make up our own minds about what actually happened. He was a Member of Parliament and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, and became a life peer in Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

That single hiccup is the center of this plot which is set in the early s.

A Quiver Full of Arrows

Written inthese are vignettes of a simpler time, before email and cellular phones and Twitter and Facebook cluttered up our lives. Refresh and try again. No wonder Jeffery Archer is called the ‘Master Storyteller’. It’s the one way to ensure a pension for life if jefrfey government is changed overnight or the minister simply loses his job.

A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer

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


Retrieved January 30, The remaining story tells how Alexander happen to acquire it and why it is being now auctioned over years s. This was his first attempt at short stories before the rest of them came out. I really enjoyed it. Sincerely, An apologetically honest fan P.

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Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Their rivalry is to be decided by the Charles Oldham Prize. 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.

It follows their lives from the time they have been freshmen. The stories were varied and some better than others – Broken Routine was my favourite but I would recommend it.