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Jeffrey Archer on how writing kept him sane in crazy times

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At age 80, bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is still as prolific as ever. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)
At age 80, bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is still as prolific as ever. (Photo: Gallo Images/ Getty Images)

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 instalment in Detective Sergeant William Warwick series), and find out how he’s been coping in lockdown. 

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