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Cat O'Nine Tales and Other Stories (2008) [Collection]
by Jeffrey Archer Rating: Weighted - 8.8 / Average - 9.0 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

An English lord requires one more chess piece to complete a set that would be worth a fortune. Another man, an accountant, realizes he's achieved nothing in his life, and sets out to make a fortune before he retires. And there is the author's own favorite, "In the Eye of the Beholder", about a star athlete who has a fateful run-in with a three-hundred-pound woman. Some of these twelve stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spent in prison, including "Don't Drink the Water", the tale of a company chairman who tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St. Petersburg, with unexpected consequences.


  • Man Who Robbed His Own Post Office
  • Maestro
  • Don't Drink the Water
  • It Can't Be October Already
  • Red King
  • Wisdom of Solomon
  • Know What I Mean?
  • Charity Begins at Home
  • Alibi
  • Greek Tragedy
  • Commissioner
  • In the Eye of the Beholder

Original title: Cat O'Nine Tales and Other Stories
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: Cat O'Nine Tales and Other Stories

Cat O'Nine Tales and Other Stories (2008)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages." The Boston Globe
  • "The economy and precision of Archer's prose never fails to delight. The criminal doesn't always get away with his crime and justice doesn't always prevail, but the reader wins with each and every story." Publishers Weekly
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Cat O'Nine Tales and Other Stories (January 2008)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312949228
Dimensions: 7.54 x 4.22 x .94 in
Pages: 341

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