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Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?When Harry Clifton visits his publisher in New York, he learns that he has been elected as the new president of English PEN, and immediately launches a campaign for the release of a fellow author, Anatoly Babakov, who's imprisoned in Siberia. Babakov's crime? Writing a book called Uncle Joe, a devastating insight into what it was like to work for Stalin. So determined is Harry to see Babakov released and the book published, that he puts his own life in danger.His wife Emma, chairman of Barrington Shipping, is facing the repercussions of the IRA attack on the Buckingham. Some board members feel she should resign, and Lady Virginia Fenwick will stop at nothing to cause Emma's downfall.



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Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer has topped the bestseller lists around the world, with sales of over 275 million copies in 97 countries and more than 37 languages. He is the only author ever to have been a number one bestseller in fiction (nineteen times) , short stories (four times) and non-fiction (The Prison Diaries) .

Jeffrey served five years as a Member of Parliament in the House of Commons and twenty-four years as a Member of the House of Lords.

His latest novel THIS WAS A MAN, will be published in November 2016, and is the final volume of a seven-book saga called The Clifton Chronicles. The penultimate book in the series, COMETH THE HOUR, came out in March, and went to #1 on the bestseller lists in the USA, the UK, Australia, South Africa, India, New Zealand, and Ireland.

Jeffrey is also an art collector, sports lover and amateur auctioneer, conducting around 30 charity auctions a year.



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