Posted by Merry Mao on August 5th, 2008
Title: A Prisoner of Birth
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Summary: A modern day version of The Count of Monte Cristo, this enthralling story is full of interesting characters and suspenseful twists and turns, A young British auto mechanic, Danny Cartwright, is wrongly accused of killing his best friend, who is also the brother of his pregnant fiance. He is imprisoned, and he spends his time reinventing himself and creating an elaborate revenge plan.
This is not a literary masterpiece and some of the plot is far-fetched, but the story still makes for an exciting and engrossing read. Archer is a great storyteller, and this book was hard to put down.
Who will like this book?:Readers of this would also like Archer’s other books, and Harlan Coben
Recommended by: Laurie, Circulation Clerk