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Archer, Jeffrey 1940-

Works: 593 works in 4,023 publications in 39 languages and 114,872 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Political fiction  Diaries  Psychological fiction  Fiction  Historical fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author, Collector, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PR6051.R285, 823.914
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A prisoner of birth by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

82 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 4,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man framed for the murder of his best friend seeks revenge against the four men who put him in Belmarsh prison, the highest-security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever escaped
Only time will tell by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

60 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 4,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the popular author of Kane and Abel and A Prisoner of Birth comes the story of one family across generations, across oceans, from heartbreak to triumph. The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the words, "I was told that my father was killed in the war." A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father, but he learns about life on the docks from his uncle who expects Harry to join him at the shipyard once he's left school. But then his unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again. As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question who was his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the first-born son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line? This introductory novel in The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler's Germany. From the docks of working-class England to the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined."
The eleventh commandment by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

117 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 4,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Connor Fitzgerald will not have to worry about retirement from the CIA if he cannot stay alive long enough to thwart a hard driving Russian President from beginning World War III
The prodigal daughter by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

163 editions published between 1982 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 4,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel's daughter and Kane's daughterin-law, Florentyna rises through the financial and business worlds to become the first woman president of the United States of America
False impression by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

79 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the aftermath of an aristocrat's murder on September 10, 2001, for her priceless Van Gogh painting, Anna, a World Trade Center survivor, takes advantage of her "presumed dead" status and travels throughout the world to avenge the woman's death
As the crow flies by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

101 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 3,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Charlie Trumpeter inherits his grandfather's fruit and vegetable barrow which he eventually parlays into riches and a world-famous department store. Along the way Charlie battles enemies in the trenches of World War I as well as in the streets of London
First among equals by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

164 editions published between 1188 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four members of Britain's Parliament vie over a thirty-year period for success, power, and the office of prime minister
Paths of glory by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

56 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This real-life mountaineering mystery recounts the story of Britain's George Mallory and his attempt to scale Mt. Everest
Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

263 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 28 languages and held by 3,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of a Boston millionaire and a penniless Polish immigrant are brought together in a relentless struggle to build a empire
Sons of fortune by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

82 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 17 languages and held by 3,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the late 1940s, twin boys are separated at birth, Nat going home with his middle-class parents, and Fletcher to be raised by a wealthy couple, but their lives come together when they both run for governor of Connecticut
The sins of the father by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

51 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 3,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A second installment in a planned five-part series finds Harry despairing of a marriage to Emma and joining the Merchant Navy before assuming the identity of a fallen American soldier whose past proves even more turbulent than Harry's own
The fourth estate by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

95 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 3,597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newspaper moguls Richard Armstrong and Keith Townsend, one in Europe and the other Australia, find themselves on the verge of ruin when their ambitions collide and their profits fall
Best kept secret by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

39 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 3,469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best Kept Secret opens a moment after the end of The Sins of the Father, with the resolution of the trial and the triumphant marriage of Harry Clifton and Elizabeth Barrington, finally uniting their family. Harry, now a bestselling novelist, Emma, their son Sebastian, and orphaned Jessica make a new life for themselves, but all is not as happy and secure as it could be. Emma's brother, Giles, is engaged to a woman who may be more interested in Barrington's fortune and title than in a long and happy marriage. And Sebastian, though he is bright, isn't quite the hard worker that his father was at school, and finds a hard time resisting the temptations that his somewhat unsavory friends provide. It all comes to a head when a new villain is uncovered, a face from the past with grudges against both Harry and Giles - Fisher, who tortured Harry at school and later took credit for Giles' heroics during the war. Fisher teams up with Giles' now ex-wife to wreak havoc on Giles' latest election as well as meddle with affairs inside Barringtons, while Harry and Emma must deal with a new scheme that Sebastian has unwittingly fallen into with a supposed friend. The drama continues for Harry Clifton and his family, bringing this mesmerizing saga into the 1960s
Be careful what you wish for by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Be Careful What You Wish For opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend? When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner. In London, Harry and Emma's daughter wins a scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love with Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him. Both families are delighted until Jessica's future mother-in-law has a visit from a friend who drops her particular brand of poison into the wedding chalice. Then Cedric Hardcastle, a Yorkshireman who no one has come across before, takes his place on the board of Barringtons. This causes upheaval and will change the lives of every member of the Clifton and Barrington families. Hardcastle's first decision is who to support to become the chairman of the board: Emma Clifton or Alex Fisher? And with that the story takes yet another twist that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Be Careful What You Wish For showcases the master storyteller's talent as never before--when the Clifton and Barrington families march forward into the sixties in this epic tale of love, revenge, ambition and betrayal"--
Honor among thieves by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

71 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 3,239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saddam Hussein develops a plan to steal a part of U.S. history and then destroy that symbol in front of the world's media
A twist in the tale by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

116 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 3,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve short stories, each with surprise endings
Twelve red herrings by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

76 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a dozen startling tales, each of which utilizes misleading clues to surprise the reader
Shall we tell the President? by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

154 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 2,811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1983, the F.B.I. tries to find out which U.S. senator is involved in a conspiracy to defeat a gun-control bill, a plot that has alrady taken the lives of four people
Mightier than the sword by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

19 editions published in 2015 in English and Hebrew and held by 2,718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Harry arrives in New York, his publisher Harold Guinzberg tells him he has been elected as the next president of English PEN, which will give him the opportunity to launch a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who is languishing in a Russian Gulag in Siberia. His crime: writing a book Uncle Joe, which gives an insight into what it was like to work for Josef Stalin. So determined is he to see Babakov released, Harry puts his own life in danger. Emma Clifton, now Chairman of Barrington Shipping, is having to face the repercussions of the IRA bombing her ship. Some board members feel she should resign while others, including Sebastian Clifton, newly elected to the board, are determined to see she remains as Chairman. Giles Barrington is now a Minister of the Crown, and looks set for high office, but a trip to East Germany does not end as a diplomatic success, and once again Giles' political career is thrown off balance by none other than Major Alex Fisher. Fisher decides to stand against Giles at the forthcoming general election. But this time who wins?
To cut a long story short by Jeffrey Archer( Book )

73 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen short stories by Jeffrey Archer, many based on true events
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Jeffrey Archer British author and Conservative life peer

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Арчер, Джеффри 1940-

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ארצ'ר, ג'פרי הווארד, 1940-

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