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Other Blighters' Efforts


Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760558956
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 01/10/2018
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Short stories
  • Imprint: Macmillan
  • Price: $0.00

October's brilliant instalment of The Year of Short Stories is Other Blighters' Efforts. Released as one of a limited number of digital shorts released to celebrate the publication of Jeffrey Archer's magnificent seventh short-story collection, Tell Tale.

Taken from To Cut a Long Story Short, Jeffrey Archer's magnificent fourth collection of short stories, Other Blighters' Efforts is an ingenious, witty and brilliant short read.

Henry Pascoe, the First Secretary at the British High Commission on Aranga, is determined to build a swimming pool for the local children. But despite his best efforts to convince local businessmen and the British government to fund such an endeavour he is desperately short of money. However, with his posting coming to an end he discovers a way to get the money he needs with the unwitting help of the High Commission's bank manager...

Author Information

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, short stories and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married to Dame Mary Archer, and they have two sons, two grandsons and a granddaughter.

Jeffrey Archer, whose bestselling novels span from Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to Kane and Abel and The Eleventh Commandment, has sold millions of books throughout the world. The author is married with two children.