اول قراءاتى لجيفرى آرتشر الذى اعجبت به منذ قرأت سيرته الذاتية الموجزة التى ذكرها ف مقدمة ذلك الكتاب حيث أشار إلى إنه استوحى قصص ذلك الكتاب من فترة وجوده بالسجن لم تعجبنى كل القصص فقد تراوحت جمالها وروعتها الادبية بين ممتاز وجيد ومتوسط. My rating is in actuality a 3. I've read one other short story by Jeffrey Archer that I really enjoyed. He did have some moral slips in his personal life, for which he went to prison. ومتنقلا بين خمسة سجون مختلفة.
What is sad though is the fact that out of 12 stories, only the 9 which were inspired by real life incidents were worth reading. These twelve yarns are satisfying and ingeniously plotted, featuring richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark deliciously unexpected conclusions. His political career, having suffered several controversies, ended after a conviction for perverting the course of justice and his subsequent imprisonment. They were most readable and I wanted to read to the end of each one, but found some of them didn't end satisfactorily. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added.
فهناك من يريد القيام باى عمل مخالف للقانون لمجرد الدخول ف السجن والاحتماء به خلال الشتاء! Whether the persons he met in prison were factual, or he made them up, is of no consequence. Some of the stories were very enjoyable and others were so-so. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. I think I would li I've read one other short story by Jeffrey Archer that I really enjoyed. However, he can certainly spin a good tale, even if it is short. Almost always a surprising twist at the end. I finished it in no time and immediately felt the push to savor the rest.
Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, this new collection has the added bonus of thirteen charming illustrations by the internationally acclaimed artist Ronald Searle. خفيف وحلو أنهيته فقط بجلستي قراءة دامت بمجموعها ثلاث ساعات. . تسع من هذه القصص التقطها من السجن وهي قصص من الواقع. These twelve yarns are satisfying and ingeniously plotted, featuring richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark deliciously unexpected conclusions.
Short stories feel 'under'done to me, especially when they are good ones. It was a very mature read, and it refers to problems that is happening in society today. All of his novels and short story collections--including And Thereby Hangs a Tale, Kane and Abel, Paths of Glory and False Impression--have been international bestselling books. I just cannot justify giving this 4 stars so rounded down rather than up. Can he ever go straight? These short stories were clearly drawn from the days Mr. The blip on the jacket says that some of these stories were inspired by the two years that the author spent in prison. The ironic thing is this collection con My rating is in actuality a 3.
Archer himself was imprisoned and found himself face to face with some fascinating people. Out of the 12 stories 9 were picked up during his incarceration years in five different prisons. Lord Archer is a wonderful storyteller and I felt this story was beneath him. I just cannot justify giving this 4 stars so rounded down rather than up. Truth is, despite being well-written, the entire collection just read like one more 'let's make money out of being in prison' scheme that all writers who double as criminals seem to do these days.
Three squares and a cot is all any simple man needs in the winter, yes? A couple of the stories I found to be interesting, Don't Drink the Water for example, but overall I wasn't really impressed. They feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know , as well as more poignant and telling characters. Archer owns several original Molesworth cartoons, and has a scary-looking Searle cat hanging in the breakfast room of his Thames penthouse apartment. Archer is married with two children and lives in London and Cambridge. Since I like Jeffrey Archer, I chose his short stories over anyone else's. His language use was to mature and i didn't understand what most of the words meant. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archers trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, this new collection has the added bonus of thirteen charming illustrations by the internationally acclaimed artist Ronald Searle.
المؤلف كان عضؤ مجلس العموم البريطاني ومستشار للمرأة الجديدية رئيسة وزراء بريطانيا عن حكومة حزب المحافظين. I didn't really understand what was happening in the story 'the man who robbed his own post office'. Do ex-cons deserve a second chance I know, of course they do! Archer himself was imprisoned and found himself face to face with some fascinating people. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons, fourteen years in the House of Lords, and two in Her Majesty's prisons, which spawned three volumes of highly acclaimed Prison Diaries. You get to know them, sure, but they are not well developed.
You get to know them, sure, but they are not well developed. He gave that bit of humour to the seriousness of the book. I read the stories: The Alibi favourite , The Greek Tragedy and the man who robbed his own post office. Archer is still brilliant and able to weave brilliantly detailed and descriptive scenes with both likeable and unlikeable characters in such a short stretch. A police commissioner goes out on a limb to say that they do, then is faced with the chance to practice his preaching rather than just have it be good public relations. It is the kind of story that leaves you with a huge smile on your smile because you feel that your time has been well spent.
قط وتسعة كلاب ، 12 قصة حقيقة سمعها جيفرى آرتشر خلال تواجده بالسجن ما عدا 3 قصص كانت خارج السجن ودا بيفسر اسم الكتاب قط وتسعة كلاب! Some of the stories were very enjoyable and others were so-so. I liked some of the stories in this book more than the others. Who knew we were so wise? It was different, and I think I needed that after a book hangover, but this is not something that I would read often. He has served five years in Britain's House of Commons and fourteen years in the House of Lords. Apart from that story Cat O'nine Tales was an excellent selection of short stories with a twist in the tail.