To Cut a Long Story Short (English) (Paperback) Price: Rs. 129
To Cut A Long Story Short consists of short stories that feature classic Jeffrey Archer-styled plot lines. While five of the 14 short stories in this book are entirely fictional, the other nine are based on true incidents.
The book consists of 14 tales on the whole, and these are: The Expert Witness, The Letter, The Endgame, Chalk and Cheese, Crime Pays, A Change Of Heart, Love At First Sight, Too Many Coincidences, Both Sides Against The Middle, Something For Nothing, A Weekend To Remember, Other Blighters? Efforts, The Grass Is Always Greener..., and The Reclining Woman. The book starts off with an excerpt from Sheppey, titled Death Speaks.
Jeffrey Archer?s characters are diverse and interesting. Some of the characters include a man who declares his own bankruptcy to test the loyalty of his friends and family members, a couple who meet once every six years, and a diplomat who puts his financial skills to better use.
From clever money-making strategies to conflicts of love, the stories span across multiple genres.