Best-selling author Jeffrey Archer visited The Shri Ram School – Aravali on Monday, 21st November to launch his new book This Was a Man and interact with students. Lord Archer addressed students of The Shri Ram Schools Aravali and Moulsari and seventeen other schools from the NCR area. After the interaction, Jeffrey Archer signed books for students.
Lord Archer spoke about his experiences at Oxford, as a politician and as a writer. He admitted that he felt he had been given ‘a second life’ when he became a storyteller. After speaking for a few minutes, the famous author answered questions from the audience. He joked that his favourite childhood memory was when England beat India at cricket at Lords. He confessed that he never suffered from writer’s block and that he wrote without knowing what would happen three pages later. Lord Archer charmed the crowd with his humour and candid conversation. He both entertained and educated the eager school children, who left the hall with a signed book and valuable memories.
Reported by Ashira Shirali 11 H1
April 16, 2021