Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

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By (author) Jeffrey Archer

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  • Publisher: Pan Books
  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 194mm x 28mm | 299g
  • Publication date: 18 September 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0330511661
  • ISBN 13: 9780330511667
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 12,225

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This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him. Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil Armstrong are among such individuals. But what if one man had such a dream, and when he'd fulfilled it, there was no proof that he had achieved his ambition? "Paths of Glory" is the story of such a man. But not until you've turned the last page of this extraordinary novel, will you be able to decide if George Mallory should be added to this list of legends, because if he were, another name would have to be removed. 'Archer at the peak of his imaginative powers' - "The Times". '"Paths of Glory" will lead Archer to fans he has never before conquered' - "The Independent". 'The plain storytelling is unimprovable. Few literary writers could do his job better' - "Sunday Times".

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Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (seventeen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge. www.jeffreyarcher.com Facebook.com/JeffreyArcherAuthor @Jeffrey_Archer

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Praise for Jeffrey Archer: "A dynamite commercial novel ... Archer brings it off with panache."---"The Washington Post" on "A Prisoner of Birth" "Bestseller Archer pays homage to Dumas's The Count of Monte Cristo in this delicious updating of the adventure classic.... The author's firsthand knowledge of prison life and legal maneuvers help make this a thoroughly enjoyable entertainment."---"Publishers Weekly" on "A Prisoner of Birth" "Like other Archer thrillers, the book is compulsively readable."---"Library Journal" on "A Prisoner of Birth" "A worthy successor to the still bestselling The Da Vinci Code."---Liz Smith, "New York Post," on "False Impression" "One of the top ten storytellers in the world."---"Los Angeles Times"