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Only Time Will Tell - The Clifton Chronicles #1

Rating: 4/5

Title: Only Time Will Tell
Author: Jeffrey Archer
Genre: Fiction, Historical
Pages: 388
Publisher: Pan Macmillan India
ISBN-13: 9780330535670

This book reminds me why I can never get enough of Archer’s ingenuity. Archer, as is known, is an excellent storyteller and after this book all I have to say is, there can be no one like him.

‘Only Time Will Tell’ is the first volume of the “The Clifton Chronicles” series. Harry Clifton is a child who, despite his poor financial condition, manages to attend the best schools due to his extraordinary singing talent and his mother’s hard work. People around him help from time to time with either money or advice and teach him how to handle life’s ups and downs which shapes him for his future. Like Old Jack Tar, a loner, who is particularly fond of Harry. Maisie Clifton, Harry’s mother, is a doting and hard working mom who determinately works many jobs to afford her son’s education. He meets his best friends, Deakins and Giles in school. Harry …