Author(s): Jeffrey Archer
A New York Times Bestselling Author The epic tale of Harry Clifton's life begins in 1920, with the words "I was told that my father was killed in the war." A dock worker in Bristol, Harry never knew his father and expects to continue on at the shipyard, until a remarkable gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys' school, and his life will never be the same again . . .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? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore, or the firstborn son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?
The number one bestselling first book in The Clifton Chronicles, a multi-generational family saga
Praise for "Only Time Will Tell" "I was utterly hooked. It was an absurdly enjoyable read." ---Anthony Horowitz, "Daily Telegraph" (London) Praise for Jeffrey Archer "A dynamite commercial novel...Archer brings it off with panache." ---"The Washington Post" on "A Prisoner of Birth" "A compelling read...The pace never flags." ---"Newsday" (New York) on "A Prisoner of Birth" "One of the top ten storytellers in the world." ---"Los Angeles Times" "Archer is a master entertainer." ---"Time" magazine "A storyteller in the class of Alexandre Dumas." ---"The Washington Post" on "A Twist in the Tale" "There isn't a better storyteller alive." ---Larry King "Kane and Abel"...that classic of modern literature.---"The Times" (London)
Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Kane and Abel, A Prisoner of Birth and Cat O' Nine Tales, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 270 million copies. 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). The author is married with two sons and lives in London and Cambridge. www.jeffreyarcher.com