Jeffrey Archer's Unhappy Ending

Lord Archer, better known as the best-selling multimillionaire author Jeffrey Archer, is almost as famous for his ability to stage comebacks as he is for getting in trouble. This time, however, the former Conservative Party deputy chairman and one-time London mayoral candidate may find it particularly hard to bounce back — though he will have plenty of spare time to work on it because his lordship is in jail.

Archer, 61, began a four-year prison sentence last week for perjury that the judge described as the most serious he had ever come across. Archer, famed for throwing...

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