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This was a man : the final volume of the Clifton Chronicles

Author: Jeffrey Archer
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2017. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : St. Martin's Paperbacks editionView all editions and formats
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"This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives and who dies? In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife Karin from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus, while his wife Emma completes her ten years as Chairman of the Bristol Royal Infirmary, and receives an unexpected call from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Thrillers (Fiction)
Named Person: Harry Clifton, (Fictitious character); Harry Clifton, (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Archer
ISBN: 9781250061645 1250061644
OCLC Number: 1002420489
Description: 544 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Jeffrey Archer.

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"This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who lives and who dies? In Whitehall, Giles Barrington discovers the truth about his wife Karin from the Cabinet Secretary. Is she a spy or a pawn in a larger game? Harry Clifton sets out to write his magnum opus, while his wife Emma completes her ten years as Chairman of the Bristol Royal Infirmary, and receives an unexpected call from Margaret Thatcher offering her a job. Sebastian Clifton becomes chairman of Farthings Kaufman bank, but only after Hakim Bishara has to resign for personal reasons. Sebastian and Samantha's talented daughter, Jessica, is expelled from the Slade School of Fine Art, but her aunt Grace comes to her rescue. Meanwhile, Lady Virginia is about to flee the country to avoid her creditors when the Duchess of Hertford dies, and she sees another opportunity to clear her debts and finally trump the Cliftons and Barringtons. In a devastating twist, tragedy engulfs the Clifton family when one of them receives a shocking diagnosis that will throw all their lives into turmoil. This Was a Man is the captivating final installment of the Clifton Chronicles, a series of seven novels that has topped the bestseller lists around the world, and enhanced Jeffrey Archer's reputation as a master storyteller"--

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