Lord Jeffrey Archer in Jaipur

Novelist Jeffrey Archer was in conversation with Ravi Subramanian on 18th December. This event was conducted in association with 101 Occasions and Jaipur Marriott.


Jeffrey Howard Archer, (born 15 April 1940) is a best-selling English author and former politician. Alongside his literary work, Archer was aMember of Parliament(196974), and Deputy Chairman of theConservative Party(198586). Even 35 years later, Jeffrey continues to defy his critics and delight his fans. His most recent collection of short stories,And Thereby Hangs a Tale, is now available in paperback. He is currently working on a five-part series of novels titled,The Clifton Chronicles. Now published in 97 countries and more than 37 languages, Jeffrey Archer is firmly established with international sales exceeding 250 million copies. Jeffrey has also written an original screenplay about George Mallory, calledPaths of Glory and has also completed the screenplay to his novel,False Impression. Jeffrey has been married for 40 years to Dr Mary Archer who is chairman of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. They have two sons, William and James.

Ravi Subramanian is the award winning author of four bestselling books: If God was a Banker (2007), I Bought the Monks Ferrari (2007), Devil in Pinstripes (2009) and The Incredible Banker (2011). Ravis maiden fiction venture, If God Was a Bankerwas published in 2007, establishing itself as a National Bestseller. Writing is a passion which this alumnus of Indian Institute of Management (Bangalore) pursues in his free time. Ravi also writes popular columns for well-known magazines and has his own personal column in the Economic Times. A career banker and financial services professional, Ravi has worked with various multinational banks (Citibank, ANZ Grindlays Bank and HSBC) for over 18 years. He currently lives in Mumbai with his biotechnologist turned banker wife, Dharini and his daughter, Anusha.