Jeffrey Archer has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 275 million copies in 97 countries and more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries).
His latest novel This Was A Man, will be published in November 2016 and is the seventh and final volume of the Clifton Chronicles.
Archer is also an art collector and amateur auctioneer.
He has been married to Dame Mary Archer, Chairman of the Science Museum, for 50 years, and they have two sons and three grandchildren.