Heaven (Paperback)

A Prison Diary Volume 3

By Jeffrey Archer

St. Martin's Griffin, 9780312354794, 480pp.

Publication Date: July 25, 2006

List Price: 22.99*
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Description

Heaven, 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 will be applauded by reform advocates and the prison population alike.



About the Author

JEFFREY ARCHER was educated at Oxford University. He served five years as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons and has served twenty-six years as a Member of the House of Lords. Now published in 97 countries and more than 37 languages, all of his novels and short story collections—including Kane & Abel, Only Time Will Tell and This Was a Man—have been international bestsellers. Jeffrey is married with two sons and three grandchildren, and lives in London, Cambridge and Majorca.


Praise For Heaven: A Prison Diary Volume 3

Praise for Jeffrey Archer:
 
"The books form the most detailed and illuminating account of life spent under lock and key since Dostoyevsky."  
---Mail on Sunday (UK)
 
"Compelling reading. . . . Archer knows how to tell a story.  He exposes real problems in the penal system."
---Houston Chronicle on A Prison Diary
 
"A tale that is not only important but true."
---The Washington Post on A Prison Diary
 
"The finest thing that he's ever written . . . so clear and crisp is the prose, a vivid and almost 'live' account that bubbles with Dickensian detail and a Shavian sense of outrage…. Riveting."
---Independent on Sunday (UK) on A Prison Diary
 
"Surprisingly effective . . . a devastating critique . . . written simply and directly."
---Sunday Times (UK) on A Prison Diary
 
"False Impression…may be a worthy successor to the still bestselling The Da Vinci Code….Sail along from one high crime to the next."
---Liz Smith, The New York Post
 
"Archer's usual plot twists and fast pace make for an enjoyable page-turner."
---Library Journal (starred review) on False Impression