Publisher: 2007ISBN: 9780330457781. Book Summary: A Quiver Full of Arrows is a 1980 collection of twelve short stories by British writer and politician Jeffrey Archer. The story concerns a statuette originating from the Ming Dynasty. The statuette was bought to London by Sir Alexander who kept it in his family for generations. Each of his heirs- Civil Servants, Army Officers alike keep the statuette very safely and in great glory- until the latest descendant of Sir Alexander Heathcote- forced upon very tough times due to reckless gambling-decides to sell the statuette. He discovers to his shock that the Statuette is a fake, a good fake but a fake nevertheless. Just as he contemplates suicide, he also finds out that the base of the statuette is authentic and he makes close to Twenty Thousand Guineas on the sale.