I have read every book the. That is, we are doing the same thing as Google, only within the framework of one subject. Harry Clifton that once he joins the this school, his life will change completely and will not remain the same anymore. The plot of his novel contains all the characteristic twists and turns of a classic Jeffrey Archer novel, and keeps the readers wanting for some more in the further novels of the series. What appears at the outset to be a straightforward coming-of-age tale becomes, by the end, a saga of power, betrayal, and bitter hatred.
This novel serves as the introductory novel of the ambitious Clifton Chronicles series written by author Jeffrey Archer. It was an absurdly enjoyable read. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket if applicable included for hard covers. It was released by the St. The only proof that Emma has about the fact that Harry Clifton is still alive is in the form of a letter, which has never been opened and read by her. As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question who was his father? All the copy of books were sold out the day it was launched by Archer in India.
One of the top lawyers of Manhattan named Sefton Jelks comes to his rescue and offers to represent his case in the court of law without any cost. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again. This novel too helped to make the series the most ambitious work of author Jeffrey Archer in the last 4 decades, being an international bestseller author. He did not know anything about his father as he had died when he too young to remember. An outstanding effort from a reliable veteran.
It also provides the readers with a window to the future volumes of the Clifton Chronicles series and makes them learn about the 100 years of the recent history, thereby revealing the story of a family that neither the readers nor the characters of the series could have ever imagined. All of his novels and short story collections—including And Thereby Hangs a Tale, Kane and Abel, Paths of Glory and False Impression—have been international bestselling books. A veteran who saved the life of his fellow officers and men, he is decorated with the Victoria Cross for his services, but is left permanently scarred by having killed 11 Boer soldiers to earn the medal, and cuts himself off from the world, eventually being persuaded to accept a job as a night watchman in the Barrington shipyards by his former lieutenant, Sir Walter Barrington, whose life he saved. Archer brings it off with panache. Harry Clifton begins to question if he was the son of a stevedore named Arthur Clifton, who spent all his life working on the docks or whether he is the first-born son of one of the scions of the society of the West Country, whose family is the owner of a shipping line? From the ravages Great War and the docks of working-class England to the streets of 1940 New and the outbreak Second World War, this is a powerful journey that will bring to life one hundred years of history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined.
Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who spent his whole life on the docks, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line? In Jeffrey Archer's masterful hands, you will be taken on a journey that you won't want to end, even after you turn the last page of this unforgettable yarn, because you will be faced with a dilemma that neither you, nor Harry Clifton could ever have anticipated. Also, the letter has been lying on a mantelpiece in the city of Bristol for than a year, but lies in an unmistakable hand. An outstanding effort from a reliable veteran. The novel ends on a deliberately dark note, setting the stage for the sequel. A member of the House of Lords for over a quarter of a century, the author is married to Dame Mary Archer, and they have two sons, two grandsons and a granddaughter. Illustrated Yes Dimensions Weight 10. We regularly check this is a fully automatic process the availability of servers, the links to which we offer you.
As Harry enters into adulthood, he finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question: Was he even his father? In the opening sequence of the plot of the novel, the epic tale of the life of Harry Clifton is depicted as beginning in the year 1920. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again. But then an unexpected gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again. When he attains his adulthood, he comes to know how his father had actually died. He is the consummate story teller.
It would be difficult to match the images you have created however, is anyone talking to you about a film version of the series? His father was a war hero, but it will be twenty-one tumultuous years before Harry discovers the truth about how his father really died and if, in fact, he even was his father. In this novel, author Jeffrey Archer has tried to show the loyalties of the family get stretched to their extreme limits with the secrets begin to unravel one after the other. This introductory novel in Archer's ambitious series The Clifton Chronicles includes a cast of colorful characters and takes us from the ravages of the Great War to the outbreak of the Second World War, when Harry must decide whether to take up a place at Oxford or join the navy and go to war with Hitler's Germany. As he enters into adulthood, Harry finally learns how his father really died, but the awful truth only leads him to question, was he even his father? Now, the only way Harry Clifton sees for proving his innocence is by revealing his real identity. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction fifteen times , short stories four times and non-fiction The Prison Diaries. Archer brings it off with panache.
However, listener be warned, you will have to wait until next year for the next installment so you may want to savor this one slowly. From the docks of working-class England to the bustling streets of 1940 New York City, Only Time Will Tell takes readers on a journey through to future volumes, which will bring to life one hundred years of recent history to reveal a family story that neither the reader nor Harry Clifton himself could ever have imagined. Harry has the gift of song, and when Miss Monday, the choir mistress; Mr. Author Jeffrey Archer has set the time frame of the series during the early 20th century and has depicted the life story of the central character named Harry Clifton throughout the series. The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge.