Released on 27 April 2011.

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The Queen's Birthday Telegram (Short Reads)

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Taken from Jeffrey Archer's most recent collection of short stories, And Thereby Hangs a Tale, comes this irresistible, witty and ingenious short read. Albert Webber and his wife Betty are utterly thrilled when he receives the honour of a telegram from the Queen, on the occasion of his hundredth birthday. The whole town celebrates in style, and Albert looks forward to the time when – in three years – his beloved wife can also celebrate with her own telegram. But when Betty's birthday comes, there is no telegram. Albert decides to take this up with the Palace . . . Praise for Jeffrey Archer 'Probably the greatest storyteller of our age' Mail on Sunday