Fast-paced and intriguing, Mightier than the Sword is the fifth novel in Jeffrey Archer’s bestselling Clifton Chronicles. Moving towards the end of the 1960s, the Cliftons and the Barringtons come up against sworn enemies and new foes . . .
Following the explosion of an IRA bomb on board the Barrington’s flagship MV Buckingham, Emma Clifton must deal with the repercussions on her family’s shipping business. Meanwhile her old adversary, Lady Virginia Fenwick, plots her downfall.
Bestselling novelist Harry is on a mission to free a fellow author imprisoned in Siberia, even if it costs him everything.
Giles, his brother-in-law, a minister of the Crown, faces his own problems when a diplomatic disaster risks his bid for higher office.
With its devastating twists and turns, Archer’s spellbinding the Clifton Chronicles continues to enthral readers. Continue the bestselling series with Cometh the Hour and This Was a Man.
APPLE BOOKS REVIEW
Bursting with the turbulent headiness of the ‘60s, the fifth book in the Clifton Chronicles is a deeply satisfying addition to the bestselling series. Jeffrey Archer delights in surprise twists, putting his protagonists Harry and Emma through the paces as they fend off archenemies and get embroiled in political intrigue both at home and abroad, in communist Russia. Mightier Than the Sword is a rich and satisfying drama that kept us reading for hours on end.