Jeffrey Archer On How Writing Kept Him Sane In Crazy Times
YOU South Africa|26 November 2020
Jeffrey Archer on how writing kept him sane in crazy times
Jane Vorster

IT’S ONE of those things that book lovers can bank on: at least once a year there’ll be a new Jeffrey Archer novel hitting the shelf.

When we chatted to the bestselling Kane and Abel author eight years ago he told us he has no plans of ever retiring and he’s made good on that promise. Now at 80, he’s still going strong and has just released book two in what he envisages as an eight-part series. We caught up with him to chat about his new novel, Hidden in Plain Sight (the second installment in the Detective Sergeant William Warwick series), and find out how he’s been coping in lockdown.

After releasing so many novels do you still get a kick from seeing a new title on the shelf?

I’m always excited to see the cover, the print, the book itself, and hold it for the first time. That feeling never gets old.

In a nutshell, what’s your latest novel about?

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