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The Sins of the Father: The Clifton Chronicles 2

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9780330517935
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/02/2013
  • Category: Fiction & related items / Historical fiction
    Fiction & related items / Sagas
    Fiction & related items / Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
  • Imprint: Macmillan
  • Pages: 400
  • Price: $17.99

The second book in the internationally bestselling Clifton Chronicles from master storyteller Jeffrey Archer

"One of the top ten storytellers in the world." Los Angeles Times

On arrival in America, Harry Clifton is arrested for first degree murder, for killing Bill Bradshaw. He is tried, found guilty, and sentenced to death by the electric chair. Meanwhile Emma goes to London to give birth to Sebastian, Harry's child. On visiting Maisie to introduce her to her grandson, she becomes convinced that Harry is still alive. With the help of Sir Walter, she goes to America in search of Harry, where she must then fight to save his life.

Meanwhile, when Sir Walter dies, Hugo takes over the Barrington shipping line, but manages to run the company into the ground, and when war is declared, Giles Barrington leaves Oxford to join the Gloucestershire Regiment, gaining respect and eventually glory in the military.

And as the war progresses, Sebastian is brought up by his grandmother, Elizabeth Barrington. As a young man, he falls in love with the sister of a school friend, whose father is an Argentinean businessman who has made a fortune in arms dealing to both sides during the war.

The Sins of the Father is part of The Clifton Chronicles series, but can be enjoyed as a stand-alone novel.

THE CLIFTON CHRONICLES SERIES
BOOK 1: Only Time Will Tell
BOOK 2: The Sins of the Father
BOOK 3: Best Kept Secret
BOOK 4: Be Careful What You Wish For
BOOK 5: Mightier Than The Sword
BOOK 6: Cometh The Hour

Author Information

Jeffrey Archer, whose novels and short stories include Not a Penny More, Not a Penny Less, Kane and Abel and A Twist in the Tale, has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 250 million copies. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (fourteen times), short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries). The author is married with two sons, and lives in London and Cambridge.