A great little collection of short stories whcih Archer found the inspiration for while in prison. Tales of a handsome premier division footballer falls in love with a 20-stone woman ... who just happens to be the ninth richest woman in Italy or the Italian restaurateur thrown into jail after being unable to explain his yacht, a Ferrari and a home in Florence, while only declaring a profit of £70,000 a year will delight those with a wicked sense of humour. This edition contains fabulous colour illustrations by Ronald Searle.
This is a beautiful large format gift edition of the sixth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller illustrated throughout in colour by the internationally acclaimed artist, Ronald Searle, creator of Molesworth and St Trinian's.
These twelve yarns are beautifully illustrated with 48 specially commissioned, full page illustrations of humourous cats reflecting aspects of each of the individual stories and numerous playful touches all throughout the text. The stories and the illustrations feature the mad, the bad and the dangerous to know as well as some more poignant and telling characters. This will be a fantastic Christmas gift for all fans of Jeffrey Archer and Ronald Searle... and cats.
Publication date: 20/10/2006
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University, where as a world-class sprinter he represented Great Britain in international competition. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1969, was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985, and was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992. All of his novels -- from 1974's Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less to 1991's As the Crow Flies -- have been international bestsellers. Mr. Archer is married, has two children, and lives in London and Cambridge, England.Photograph © Terry O’NeillMore About Jeffrey Archer