Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

A Prison Diary

On July 19, 2001, following a conviction for perjury, international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in prison. A Prison Diary, Purgatory and Heaven are the memoirs of his life as Prisoner FF8282--from the first three weeks of his incarceration, which he spent at the notorious high-security prison HMP Belmarsh, home to murderers, terrorists and some of Britain's most violent criminals; to his transfer to a medium-security prison, where he continued to experience the degradations of the overstretched prison system and witness the spirit and courage of his fellow inmates; and finally to his eventual release on parole. The books present a harsh critique of the British prison system and rare insight into the lives of prisoners.

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Heaven

A Prison Diary (Volume 3)
Jeffrey Archer
St. Martin's Press

Heaven, Jeffrey Archer's final volume in his trilogy of prison diaries, covers the period of his transfer from a medium security prison, HMP Wayland, to his eventual release on parole in July...

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Purgatory

A Prison Diary (Volume 2)
Jeffrey Archer
St. Martin's Press

On August 9, 2001, 22 days after Archer--now known as Prisoner FF8282--was sentenced to four years in prison for perjury, he was transferred from a maximum security prison in London to HMP Wayland,...

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A Prison Diary

A Prison Diary (Volume 1)
Jeffrey Archer
St. Martin's Press

On July 19, 2001, following a conviction for perjury, international bestselling author Jeffrey Archer was sentenced to four years in prison. Prisoner FF8282, as Archer is now known, spent the first...

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About the author

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He has served five years in Britain’s House of Commons and twenty-four years in the House of Lords. All of his novels and short story collections—including Best Kept Secret, The Sins of the Father, Only Time Will Tell, and Kane and Abel—have been international bestselling books. Archer is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.

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