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The Queen's Birthday Telegram

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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781760558994
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 01/06/2018
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Short stories
  • Imprint: Macmillan
  • Price: $0.00

June's instalment of The Year of Short Stories is The Queen's Birthday Telegram. 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 And Thereby Hangs A Tale, Jeffrey Archer's sixth collection of short stories, The Queen's Birthday Telegram is an 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 . . .

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.