Jeffrey Archer's final volume in his trilogy of prison diaries covers the period of his transfer from a medium security prison, HMP Wayland, to his eventual release on parole in July 2003. It includes a shocking account of the traumatic time he spent in the notorious Lincoln jail and the events that led to his incarceration there, and also shines a harsh light on a system that is close to its breaking point.
Told with humor, compassion and honesty, the diary closes with a thought-provoking manifesto that should be applauded by reform advocates and the prison population alike.
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Thus his “tariff” passes, from day 89 (15 October 2001) through day 457 (18 October 2002), when Archer, put back into a more secure prison, abandons his journal until day 725 (21 July 2003), when he’s released.Apr 15 2005 | Read Full Review of Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3
In 2001, bestselling novelist Archer (Sons of Fortune ; etc.) was sentenced to four years' imprisonment for perjury. Volume one of his diaries detailed his fiMay 09 2005 | Read Full Review of Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3
Volume three opens on Day 89, as Archer arrives at North Sea Camp, an "open" prison for well-behaved lifers and convicts nearing parole.May 09 2005 | Read Full Review of Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3
Le Guin was and still is a Borges fan (as noted in a somewhat recent New York Times profile of her in response to her latest Nebula award for Powers (congratulations again!)), but she appears to have stopped being a friend and fan of Philip K.Nov 01 2012 | Read Full Review of Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3
At the completion of The Transmigration of Timothy Archer, Dick says, “after I sent the manuscript off I discovered that I was hemorrhaging, gastrointestinal bleeding… I mean, I was literally physically sick from the shock of saying good-bye to Angel Archer (the lead character in the book, as rea...Apr 15 2001 | Read Full Review of Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3
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