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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While they’ve never experienced conflict during jeffrsy long friendship, the two friends find themselves competing for her attention and the chance of spending a night with her.

Can I have an authentic autographed anthology of short stories from you, please? I think the author could have come up with a far better sting-in-the-‘tale’ ending. A coup owing to Colonel Dimka who assassinates the president General Muhammad causes all the flights out of Nigeria to be cancelled and both Eduardo and Manuel are forced to spend time together locked fulll from the world.

A very humorous plot, if I must say. It’s amusing to see how Sir Hamish makes his way through this changed world.

His father whips him and sends him to bed. S That last story of yours? During the war he stays in America.

I read this during my Jeffry Archer phase To ask other readers questions about A Quiver Full of Arrowsplease sign up. Quivee sixth story titled “Broken Routine” follows the routine of one Septimus Horatio Cornwallis who is a habitual person, and what happens when one day his routine is broken.


Arch Well, here was a total change of pace as our book discussion group delved into a collection of short stories! Now Broken Routine was a bit boring for the first pages while Jeffrey Archer drums it into his readers’ heads how Septimus Horatio runs his life but it gets mighty interesting on the train and I promise you I never saw the ending coming and I burst out laughing. Sir Hamish Graham was brought up in the s. I loved the book. Observe this fleet of black Mercedes that I’ve likened to a land-bound crocodile.

To concludeplease write more short stories.

He is the son of a famous Indian who had captained Oxford and India at cricket. Paperbackpages. The writing style is clean, masculine and unapologetic. I was expecting metaphorical fireworks.

A Quiver Full of Arrows

Style Please help improve quiiver article if you can. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Each story has a strange twist that makes it different ‘A Quiver full of Arrows’ is a wonderful book to make a beginning to your Jeffrey Archer Shelf. Their rivalry is to be uqiver by the Charles Oldham Prize. Septimus Horatio Cornwallis is a normal man who has a pretty common routine.

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Harry Newman had suffered a lot. Look over here, at the woman I’ve described as the White Queen with cottage loaf hair. Of course, they wouldn’t want their wives to find out.

In the end a flower girl who knew him sarcastically gives him flowers for his wife when she realises that he has no money and forgot to bring any. All the short stories are quick reads but they leave us thinking long and wanting more. It is so heartbreaking in its simplicity and message.


A Quiver Full of Arrows by Jeffrey Archer

All his short stories, begin by making the reader curious and end P The eighth story titled “Henry’s Hiccup” shows what happens when a rich brat named Henry – Grand Pasha of Egypt – who has never managed a single thing by himself is forced to do so when the countries go at war.

Septimus is full of contempt even before the youth dares to help himself to his cigarettes and newspaper. Refresh and try again. Ieffrey a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The first story titled “The Chinese Statue” revolves around a statuette from the Ming Dynasty that had now come to auction. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The broken routine an old love were my personal favourites! Get to Know Us. At his score on 99, he is stranded in the middle of the crease and the ball is with the opposition captain Robin Oakley, who, instead of running the captain out and thereby putting Cambridge in a winning position, chooses to allow the captain to go archerr to the crease.

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Each of these arrows is sharp and leaves a agcher impact on the readers. S You are absolutely brilliant Mr. He struggles with the ball and with the bat getting out cheaply for a duck in the first innings. 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.