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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I think if you are looking for a well-told tale, this is the book for you. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Alert on more product reviews. Trial and Error This one was way too herrungs for a short story. All were quirky which made for some interesting reading. Laugh as you watch the ultra-boring and predictable Arnold Bacon interact with people, sober as you watch David plan for his own death, and try to guess the trap Sir Matthew is setting for an accused murderer. Cheap At Half the Price This one was way shorter, and way more enjoyable.

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. Several of them leap out into the dimly lit tunnel. Archer uses this in his writing, leaving the readers wanting for more. I felt like I was left wanting more. I’d jjeffrey behind this qrcher a lot more if it cared a little more about the ending.

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Just perfect, but if you burn it, it drains all the juice. Each of these stories I read between other people’s novels, in order to space them out. The ending, however, felt so rushed that it almost lost the entire point of the story. Karunakaran sir my English lecturer used to say that we should read novels or books that are outside our syllabus. I played the guessing game and tried to predict the endings.


It is this that makes our life less ordinary, a life Jeffrey Archer really knows how to twist and turn stories so as to keep the reader riveted to the pages. Crave the Night 12 Midnight Breed.

Had it been written better we might have ably gauged and gawked at the real danger that the character was under. The last story has four different endings and although that is a unique, creative idea, the endings were not that entertaining. It is a testament to the quality of these stories that I found myself wanting to get past the particular novel I was reading so I could get to the next Archer short story.

We all need variety and uncertainties in our lives atcher make it worthwhile and occupying. Kane and able is my altime fav! Mar 16, Anitha rated it really liked it. Thousands of users are looking for advice right now.

Thank you for sharing the requirements with us. The entire book seems to play on the stupidity of people, a device that stops working sooner rather than later.

Definitely not my favorite, but it is great for learning vocabulary and idioms at an advanced English level. Me quito el sombrero ante Archer. But I will probably write something in the future or during the holidays The reader is offered the choice of four different endings: The book boasts differentiating plots, and is a careful collection of stories that deal with humorous and farcical realities.


Arched Red Herrings contained a good mixture of stories. Jul 01, He then finds himself a seat next to her in the hopes of getting to know her. How will they react? Jan 04, It was very enjoyable.

Twelve Red Herrings

I don’t know if it’s because the character is also named Ted, but this read as insipid throughout. This one sounds like our regular hindi movie stuff. Each gives the story a different turn, just like we often wonder in our lives about what would happened in any situation, had we made a different choice. 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 Want to Read saving….

In the reader experiences each alternative. I love reading Archer’s novels too, read this one long time back, may read it again now. Bullet For Bullet – Julio Rebeiro. Books have been a source of knowledge for many centuries.

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