Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

by Jeffrey Archer

Thriller and Suspense

LoveReading View on Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less

It took Jeffrey some time to find a publisher for this first novel. When it was published, it only sold 3,000 copies in hardback. The paperback did a bit better, selling about 20,000 in the first year. However, as word-of-mouth took over, demand increased. Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less has now been reprinted 57 times.

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less Synopsis

One million dollars - that's what Harvey Metcalfe, lifelong king of shady deals, has pulled off with empty promises of an oil bonanza and instant riches. Overnight, four men - the heir to an earldom, a Harley Street doctor, a Bond Street art dealer and an Oxford don - find themselves penniless. But this time Harvey has swindled the wrong men. They band together and shadow him from the casinos of Monte Carlo to the high-stakes windows at Ascot and the hallowed lawns of Oxford.Their plan is simple: to sting the crook for axactly what they lost. To the penny.

Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less Press Reviews

'Marvellously plotted, with just the right amounts of romance, wit and savoir-faire' PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

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ISBN: 9780330419048
Publication date: 04/07/2003
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback (a Format)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780330419048
Publication date: 4th July 2003
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback (a Format)
Genres: Thriller / Suspense,
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About Jeffrey Archer

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’Neill

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