International bestseller and master storyteller Jeffrey Archer is at the very top of his game in a story of fate and fortune, redemption and revenge.
If Danny Cartwright had proposed to Beth Wilson the day before, or the day after, he would not have been arrested and charged with the murder of his best friend. But when the four prosecution witnesses are a barrister, a popular actor, an aristocrat, and the youngest partner in an established firm's history, who is going to believe your side of the story?
Danny is sentenced to twenty-two years and sent to Belmarsh prison, the highest-security jail in the land, from where no inmate has ever escaped.
However, Spencer Craig, Lawrence Davenport, Gerald Payne, and Toby Mortimer all underestimate Danny's determination to seek revenge, and Beth's relentless quest to pursue justice, which ends up with all four fighting for their lives,
Thus begins Jeffrey Archer's most powerful novel since Kane and Abel, with a cast of characters that will remain with you long after you've turned the last page.
And if that is not enough, prepare for an ending that will shock even the most ardent of Archer's fans.
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Dumas's masterpiece presents the true cost of reinvention, in all its painful unrootedness. But Archer suggests, with a bit of chutzpah and a lack of scruples, you can go a long way.Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth | See more reviews from Guardian
...Nicholas, upon which so much hinges, seems just a bit contrived, and Danny is almost too quick a study under Nicholas’s tutoring to reasonably be believed. Such complaints, though, pale in comparison to the body of this story, which will leave readers alternately stunned and cheering...Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth
A sensational revenge story heightened by superb narration. You might find yourself sitting in a parked car finishing off a chapter.Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth
Jeffrey Archer has laid out a mostly believable story that keeps the reader’s interest to the end. There are many twists and turns...Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth
First of all, you should be warned that this is a long book – almost 500 pages. With that said, the book is fast paced and it is well worth the time it might take you to read it.Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth
I have read Jeffrey Archer in the past but this is the best I’ve come across so far.I haven’t read ‘Kane and Abel’ which is proclaimed to be his best novel but if you’re a reader who swears by crime-detective genre of fiction,you’re bound to love this one!Read Full Review of A Prisoner of Birth
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