A Twist in the Tale by Jeffrey Archer

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A Twist in the Tale

(Critical Survey of Contemporary Fiction)

A jealous businessman with blood on his hands, an African finance minister with a reputation for reform, a wealthy, arrogant British couple on the prowl in Turkey for a bargain-priced Oriental carpet, a wine expert putting his knowledge to the test, an Allied commander at odds with his superior on a Japanese war tribunal, a young man who marries his high school sweetheart despite family opposition--in spite of their differences, these characters, and their stories, all benefit from Jeffrey Archer ’s ability to catch the heedless reader unawares. Like his earlier works--including NOT A PENNY MORE, NOT A PENNY LESS; KANE AND ABEL; THE PRODIGAL DAUGHTER; and...

(The entire section is 208 words.)