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Only Time Will Tell Audiobook

Only Time Will Tell: Clifton Chronicles, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The Clifton Chronicles is Jeffrey Archer’s most ambitious work in four decades as an international best-selling author. The epic tale of Harry Clifton’s life begins in 1920, with the chilling words, ‘I was told that my father was killed in the war.’ But it will be another 20 years before Harry discovers how his father really died, which will only lead him to question: who was his father? Is he the son of Arthur Clifton, a stevedore who worked in Bristol docks, or the first born son of a scion of West Country society, whose family owns a shipping line?

Only Time Will Tell covers the years from 1920 to 1940, and includes a cast of memorable characters that The Times has compared to The Forsyte Saga. Volume One 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.

©2011 Jeffrey Archer (P)2011 Macmillan Publishers

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  • Vicky
    9/12/17
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    "Great start to this set of books and very entertaining"

    I'm going to admit that I originally turned my nose up at the thought of reading a Jeffery Archer Book but a wise old uncle told me to try him knowing how much I love Sidney Sheldon ..... wow what a gripping first book it lays the foundations for a right good read / listen ......

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  • Ms. M. C. Edwards
    Bedford UK
    9/10/17
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    "Loved this book"

    I really enjoyed this book and story, so much so that I immediately added all the other books in the series to my wish list.

    A couple of small errors as a result of poor research didn't detract from the overall story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Victoria
    9/6/17
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    "Excellent Book"

    A very well written book, with many more to follow. I couldn't stop listening and I can't wait to listen to the rest. I love how you get to listen to the different characters point of view.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    8/20/17
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    "Only Time Will Tell"

    A really clever book that had me listening to it whenever I could. I can't wait to listen to the next one.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Candice
    8/20/17
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    "it's addictive"

    this is absolutely brilliant, and is a must for any collection or Jeffrey archer fan.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Heather Jean Jack
    7/23/17
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    "Not my kind of listening"

    I didn't enjoy this book wasn't clear what was going on with the story difficult to follow.

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  • Hotstuff
    7/18/17
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    "Aged 55 I Discover How Brilliant Jeffrey Archer is"
    What did you like most about Only Time Will Tell?

    That you will be hooked and ready, willing and determined to read all of the series.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It was absolutely plausible.


    Have you listened to any of Roger Allam and Emilia Fox ’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    I am not sure if I have listened to Roger Allam and Emilia Fox before but they are very pleasant to listen to.


    Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed where appropriate and as I listen to my audio book whilst travelling to and from the office I was not embarrassed to shed a tear.


    Any additional comments?

    The characters will remain with me forever.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sue g
    7/5/17
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    "Loved it "

    Very interesting never listen to a book before but found it a great to plug my ear phoned on while no the train taking me to to live of another time and place most enjoyable

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Cupar
    7/3/17
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    "As expected from an excellent author"
    Would you listen to Only Time Will Tell again? Why?

    There were twists and turns all the way and scenes written from a different prespective.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Only Time Will Tell?

    The last 10 mins, you knew something was coming.


    What does Roger Allam and Emilia Fox bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

    Roger Allam was fantastic and his distinguished voice brought depth to the story. I was lovely to hear a femail voice and Emilia Fox was just right.


    If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The story is never over until the end!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Beryl Argles
    6/19/17
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    "Loved it"

    Most enjoyable, hope there will be more, can't wait for the next Clifton Chronicles please.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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