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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It didn’t, it just led to flaccid endings and poorly conceived punchlines. Feb 17, Ruchika Pahwa rated it liked it. Hergings buried in each story is another diversion — a red herring which Archer challenges his readers to uncover. After 7 stories I tossed it. Now that’s how i define Jeffrey Archer’s creativity.

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I love Archers books. Notify me when there is a new review. Jul 01, Outside politics, he is a novelist, playwright and short story writer. 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. Soon he became one of my favorite authors and I went on to read almost every book of his I came across and finally two weeks earlier is when I came across this book which rev one of the most interesting story that captivated me for the first time.


The ending was clever, but not very shocking.

Several of them leap out into the dimly lit tunnel. Published August 30th by St. Comment on this review. I read this book a long time ago – brought back memories – your review has rekindled the desire to read it again Regards, Prasad.

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How will they react? You may end up expressing this book as the condensed version of a good movie as it has class and emotions ranging from love riding through the path of betrayal and anger but still carrying the hope like the Sun coming out of cloud and a never thought ending to conclude the masterpiece.

Jan 01, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: A red herring is a false trail, snare that is intended to be taken, prompting to the wrong conclusion.

Some of the stories were high tension and others were like a Sunday morning stroll. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Chunnel Vision is the most amusing story in the book. One Man’s Meat is clearly, the piece d’ resistance of this book. Still a decent zrcher read.

Help us fill the void. Alert on new comments on this arvher. The setting is in a restaurant where his friend narrates his story Cheap at Half the Price Consuela Rosenheim is a woman with expensive tastes that require both a wealthy husband and wealthy lover to satisfy.

Twelve Red Herrings

Archer uses this in his writing, leaving the readers wanting for more. Jan 04, Still a decent light re My rating is 4. Thank you for archwr the requirements with us.

Una delicia de leer, en verdad. Feb 22, Kritika Swarup rated it it was amazing.

Few stories are quite “high tension” and a few are like “Sunday stroll” and that’s why i ended up finishing this book on Sunday morning. Jeffrey, how I miss you.

Apr 21, Obalola Ibrahim rated it really liked it.