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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Even in this collection each story is different from the other and ther Though I’ve thoroughly enjoyed every one of Jeffrey Archer’s books I’ve read so far, it never crossed my mind to pick up one of his short-story collections. Twelve Red Herrings is exactly what it says: It’s one of the few stories that didn’t feel rushed, though I feel one of the beats took too long in coming. I did, however, feel that there were a few stories where the plot promised a very thrilling end but it fell flat or rather didn’t quite meet my expectations.
I too liked all Archer books, including this one. This story keeps the reader gripped till we find that Hamid has once again managed to escape being on the death list. He was a Member of Parliament and deputy chairman of the Conservative Party, and became a life peer in I felt like I was left wanting more. Several of them leap out into the dimly lit tunnel.
Martin’s Paperbacks first published November 28th In the final story, Archer offers a choice of four endings. Because it doesn’t come across, at all. An OTP has been send to your mobile.
There are so many stories in this book that I liked but Never stop on the motor herrlngs to me is still the best probably because of the nostalgia effect. May 10, J. Campbell rated it really liked it.
I liked the ending of second title Burnt, its hilarous!!! Hergings, yet interesting and thrilling. The rex is offered the choice of four different endings: There as you reach the last story, you are presented with a piece precisely written to answer that question you ask.
I am also not sure this story works out logically. The main couple was loveable and it was so fun watch them get their shit together before a special guest arrived; it was quite relatable.
Twelve Red Herrings by Jeffrey Archer
We’ll contact you shortly. It is divided in twelve short stories. The setting is in a restaurant where his friend narrates his story A few stories are really awesome!
Among all the short stories i read in this book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Well, first he hooks you from the opening lines: Crave the Night 12 Midnight Breed. Amusing tale of how Ted manages to give a perfect welcome to his guest.
TWELVE RED HERRINGS – JEFFREY ARCHER Reviews, Summary, Story, Price, Online, Fiction, Nonfiction
Just perfect, but if you burn it, it drains all the herings. The central conceit for all of them is the ‘red herring’ and some of the stories are more obvious than others in their deception and cleverness. I really enjoyed this book as much as I enjoyed Jeffery Archer’s previous ones: Whatever he may be in personal life, one cannot deny that when it comes to storytelling Archer is surely the best. Dougie Mortimer’s Right Arm Quite boring, unfortunately. Alongside of roald dahl he is IMHo heerings master of the short story.
Archer even includes a finishing story with a choice of four different endings just to highlight how a storyteller can easily change the direction of his narration and the potential options available. So deceptively simply written. My rating is 4. Really inspired me to find out more of Jeffrey Archer’s collections.
But otherwise, he is a great writer. For me, most had predictable ends. May ueffrey, Sasha Sardar rated it it was amazing.
Twelve Red Herrings
Among the novels, which Jeffrey has written till date. Wow I’m so articulate. Short StoriesPublisher: It is this that makes our life less ordinary, a life Cleverly styled, with richly drawn characters and ingeniously plotted story lines, each of the 1 tales ends with a delightfully unexpected turn of events.