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Cat O'Nine Tales - And Other Stories

Jeffrey Archer

Cat O'Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these thirteen stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spent in prison, including the story of a company chairman who tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St Petersburg-with unexpected consequences. The Red King is a tale about a con man who discovers that an English Lord requires one more chess piece to complete a set that would be worth a fortune. In another tale of deception, The Commissioner, a Bombay con artist ends up in the morgue, after he uses the police chief as bait in his latest scam. The Perfect Murder reveals how a convict manages to remove an old enemy while he's locked up in jail, and then set up two prison officers as his alibi. In Charity Begins at Home, an accountant realizes he has achieved nothing in his life, and sets out to make a fortune before he retires. And then there is Archer's favorite, In the Eye of the Beholder, where a handsome star athlete falls in love with a three-hundred-pound woman...who happens to be the ninth richest woman in Italy. Jeffrey Archer is the only author to have topped international bestseller lists with his fiction, non-fiction, and his short stories. Cat O'Nine Tales is Archer at his best: witty, sad, surprising, and unforgettable.

Cat O'Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these thirteen stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spent in prison, including the story of a company chairman who tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St Petersburg-with unexpected consequences. The Red King is a tale about a con man who discovers that an English Lord requires one more chess piece to complete a set that would be worth a fortune. In another tale of deception, The Commissioner, a Bombay con artist ends up in the morgue, after he uses the police chief as bait in his latest scam. The Perfect Murder reveals how a convict manages to remove an old enemy while he's locked up in jail, and then set up two prison officers as his alibi. In Charity Begins at Home, an accountant realizes he has achieved nothing in his life, and sets out to make a fortune before he retires. And then there is Archer's favorite, In the Eye of the Beholder, where a handsome star athlete falls in love with a three-hundred-pound woman...who happens to be the ninth richest woman in Italy. Jeffrey Archer is the only author to have topped international bestseller lists with his fiction, non-fiction, and his short stories. Cat O'Nine Tales is Archer at his best: witty, sad, surprising, and unforgettable.
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Cat O'Nine Tales is the fifth collection of irresistible short stories from the master storyteller. Ingeniously plotted, with richly drawn characters and Jeffrey Archer's trademark of deliciously unexpected conclusions, some of these thirteen stories were inspired by the two years Jeffrey Archer spent in prison, including the story of a company chairman who tries to poison his wife while on a trip to St Petersburg-with unexpected consequences. The Red King is a tale about a con man who discovers that an English Lord requires one more chess piece to complete a set that would be worth a fortune. In another tale of deception, The Commissioner, a Bombay con artist ends up in the morgue, after he uses the police chief as bait in his latest scam. The Perfect Murder reveals how a convict manages to remove an old enemy while he's locked up in jail, and then set up two prison officers as his alibi. In Charity Begins at Home, an accountant realizes he has achieved nothing in his life, and sets out to make a fortune before he retires. And then there is Archer's favorite, In the Eye of the Beholder, where a handsome star athlete falls in love with a three-hundred-pound woman...who happens to be the ninth richest woman in Italy. Jeffrey Archer is the only author to have topped international bestseller lists with his fiction, non-fiction, and his short stories. Cat O'Nine Tales is Archer at his best: witty, sad, surprising, and unforgettable.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anton Lesser

Length:

6h 55m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:36


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:40


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:00


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:02


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:41


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:41


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:09


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:10


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:15


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:26


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:13


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:27


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:49


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:22


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:44


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:13


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:17


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:18


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:12


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:16


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

05:10


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:51


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

07:20


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:47


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:52


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:41


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:00


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:23


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:34


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:49


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:39


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:52


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:35


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:05


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:00


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:48


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

04:38


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:23


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:47


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:46


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:29


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:45


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

06:16


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:19


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:47


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

05:28


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:59


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:20


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:39


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:40


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

03:12


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:48


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

05:37


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

05:04


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:33


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:39


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:30