Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 275 million copies. "
" He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). "
" The author is married to Dame Mary Archer, and they have two sons and two grandsons.
The old saying goes that you should never judge a book by its cover but, let’s be honest, we often do. And when you’re publishing a series as magnificent as The Clifton Chronicles, you’re duty-bound to make sure the covers do justice to the stories inside them.
The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer’s no.1 bestselling series, bringing to life the key historical and political events of the 20th century over the course of one family’s story, with their triumphs and their tragedies.
We are delighted to reveal the worldwide jackets for This Was A Man, the final volume in Jeffrey Archer’s hugely popular series, The Clifton Chronicles.
Can you remember the book that really made you fall in love with reading? Perhaps it was a whole series or lots of different books. Here are the books that set us at the Window Seat off on our reading journeys; we'd love to know what yours is... (Go team Matilda!)
Happy birthday @WHSmith My favourite book would have to be Reunion by Fred Uhlman, an unsung masterpiece #WHS225Books
by @Jeffrey_Archer - 4 days ago
Many congratulations on your 10th birthday @Add_Abroad - so much to achieve in the next decade https://t.co/Nyo4dJypZu
by @Jeffrey_Archer - 24 days ago
Disappointed Indians didn’t applaud Morgan’s century. I have stood & applauded at Lord’s for Tendulkar, Dravid, Laxman and Shastri.
by @Jeffrey_Archer - one month ago
@LizaAnnMarie Many thanks for reading - to you and your dad VK.
@gdad_s_river Many thanks for attending the signing.
JeffreyArcherAuthor - yesterday
On writing characters, Jeffrey explains, “if you’ve got to invent a person completely that’s quite a strain but if you base it on someone you know you draw them, you draw the picture and then what they’re good at, or what their failings are and what goes right and what goes wrong.” Of his lead characters in THE CLIFTON CHRONICLES, Jeffrey admits there’s, “a lot of Harry in me, and there’s a bit of Giles in me.” Which of Jeffrey’s characters do you most relate to?
JeffreyArcherAuthor - 2 days ago
Delighted to see this new Hungarian edition of Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, which has just been published by General Press - some 42 years after its first publication!
JeffreyArcherAuthor - 3 days ago
In ONLY TIME WILL TELL, the gripping first novel in Jeffrey’s The Clifton Chronicles, we meet Arthur and Maisie Clifton – whose humble life on Still House Lane will become swiftly and permanently entwined with that of the Barringtons, one of the wealthiest families in Bristol.
Harry Clifton’s life changes the moment he joins his fellow students at St Bede’s in ONLY TIME WILL TELL. For starters, he’d never had ‘supper’ before. Electricity hadn’t yet reached Still House Lane so ‘tea’ was always the last meal before being sent to bed the moment it was dark. You can just imagine Harry following Uncle Stan to the docks along this 1920s street in Bristol.
JeffreyArcherAuthor - 12 days ago
I've been busy for the past few weeks here in Mallorca, working on my new book of short stories which will be published this year. Title and publication date to be announced shortly. JA
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