Fast-paced and intriguing, Mightier than the Sword is the fifth novel in international bestseller Jeffrey Archer’s the Clifton Chronicles moves towards the end of the 1960s as 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, Emma’s husband, 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 and proves once again why Archer’s reign at the top of the charts is without parallel.
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.