Jeffrey Archer The Sins of the Father

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New York, 1939. Tom Bradshaw is arrested for first degree murder. He stands accused of killing his brother. When Sefton Jelks, a top Manhattan lawyer, offers his services for nothing, penniless Tom has little choice but to accept his assurance of a lighter sentence. After Tom is tried, found guilty and sentenced, Jelks disappears, and the only way for him to prove his innocence would be to reveal his true identity -- something that he has sworn never to do in order to protect the woman he loves. Meanwhile, the young woman in question travels to New York, leaving their son behind in England, having decided she'll do whatever it takes to find the man she was to marry -- unwilling to believe that he died at sea. The only proof she has is a letter. A letter that has remained unopened on a mantelpiece in Bristol for over a year. In Jeffrey Archer's epic novel, family loyalties are stretched to their limits as secrets unravel, and the story moves from the backstreets of Bristol to the boardrooms of Manhattan. (Quelle:'Flexibler Einband/13.09.2012')
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  • Nicht ganz so gut wie der erste Band

    The Sins of the Father
    anena

    anena

    08. February 2017 um 17:30

    Der zweite Band der Clifton Saga ist nicht ganz so gut wie der erste, aber durchaus lesenswert. Archer benutzt wieder den Erzählstil, indem er verschiedene Personen erzählen lässt. Diesmal wirkt das aber nicht so interessant. Aber auch hier ist man vor Überraschungen nicht sicher. Dass der Bösewicht einen so schnellen Abgang erfährt, hätte ich nicht gedacht ...