The Short, The Long and The Tall

By Jeffrey Archer

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Publication date: October 2020

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A first edition hardback, signed by Jeffrey Archer & Paul Cox available one month ahead of general release to the public. Includes an art print of one of the illustrations from the book, signed by illustrator Paul Cox. Limited to 100
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A first edition hardback, signed by Jeffrey Archer and Paul Cox available one month ahead of general release to the public. Includes an art print (A3 size) of one of the illustrations from the book, signed by illustrator Paul Cox
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Signed Hardback and signed 'Cricket' Print (large)

A first edition hardback, signed by Jeffrey Archer and Paul Cox available one month ahead of general release to the public. Includes an art print (A3 size) of one of the illustrations from the book, signed by illustrator Paul Cox.

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Signed Hardback and signed 'Auction' Print (large)

A first edition hardback, signed by Jeffrey Archer and Paul Cox available one month ahead of general release to the public. Includes an art print (A3 size) of one of the illustrations from the book, signed by illustrator Paul Cox

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We'll dispatch the book and rewards in October 2020.

Is this crowdfunding?

No, Pan Macmillan and Unbound have partnered together to bring Jeffrey’s readers exclusive rewards for a limited time only. Pre-orders close on September 1st 2020.

Have these stories been published before?

The book is made up of favourite short stories by Jeffrey Archer which, although published before, are bound together for the first time in this collection.

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International number one bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is a master of the short story form, creating classic tales beloved by his fans and hitting the top of the bestseller lists with his previous collections.

In The Short, The Long and The Tall the master storyteller joins forces with renowned illustrator Paul Cox, to re-imagine twenty of Jeffrey Archer's most popular short stories alongside beautifully rendered watercolour illustrations.

Exclusively available via Unbound one month ahead of general release, this is the perfect opportunity to own a first edition of this beautiful, large format illustrated hardback.

Selected via a poll on Facebook where Jeffrey Archer's fans could vote for their favourite of his short stories, The Short, The Long and The Tall includes the following stories:

1. NEVER STOP ON THE MOTORWAY
2. CHEAP AT HALF THE PRICE
3. WHO KILLED THE MAYOR?
4. IT CAN'T BE OCTOBER ALREADY
5. STUCK ON YOU
6. THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER
7. THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY TELEGRAM
8. CLEAN SWEEP IGNATIUS
9. THE FIRST MIRACLE
10. CASTE OFF
11. A WASTED HOUR
12. JUST GOOD FRIENDS
13. CHRISTINA ROSENTHAL
14. A GENTLEMAN AND A SCHOLAR
15. THE ROAD TO DAMASCUS
16. OLD LOVE
17. A GOOD TOSS TO LOSE
18. ONE MAN'S MEAT
19. ENDGAME
20. CONFESSION

Paul Cox's watercolour illustrations perfectly complement each story and elevate this collection of short stories into a beautiful large format gift book. An acclaimed artist whose career has spanned more than forty years, Cox has worked on a diverse range of projects and has created artwork for newspapers, magazines and books.

The Short, The Long and The Tall won't be available on general sale until November 2020.

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  • Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include the Clifton Chronicles, Kane and Abel and Cat O' Nine Tales, is one of the world's favourite storytellers and has topped the bestseller lists around the world in a career spanning four decades. His work has been sold in 97 countries and in more than 37 languages. He is the only author event to have been a number one bestseller in fiction, short stories and non-fiction.

    Paul Cox's fluid, immediate draughtsmanship and vibrant colour makes him one of the most enjoyable of contemporary illustrators. He trained at the Royal College of Art and his immediately recognisable style has made his work a very familiar part of the printed page for over 30 years.

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