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Only Time Will Tell

Author: Jeffery Archer
Genre: Fiction

Pages: 388
Source: Personal Copy 
Last Word: Thumps Up 

I have not grown on Enid Blyton or Nancy Drew's books. In fact, the book reading bug bit me just a decade back. So, i can't help but wonder, how many amazing authors i might have missed, during my growing years. Anyway, as they say, better late than never.  
 This is my first book on Jeffry Archer and I am glad that I chose 'Clifton Chronicles' to begin with. To give you a small background, Clifton Chronicles is a five book series on Harry Clinton's life. The series is said to be an ambitious endeavor by Archer to capture 100 years of Harry's life - spanning from 1920 to 2020.

 The first book in the series 'Only Time Will Tell' is truly amazing: an apt prelude to the forthcoming books. It's sure to whet your appetite for all the forthcoming books in the series. Yes, my second book 'The Sins of My Father' is already on the way from…

Books Read in 2012

1] Life of Pi - Yann Martel - a must-read for serious writers - 5/5
2] Songs of Blood and Sword- Fatima Bhutto- you can live without reading this- 2/5
3] Saina Nehwal -T.S. Sudhir - good for sport enthusiasts - 3/5
4]No Easy Day- Mark Owen - warfare is my favourite genre so i'll be a little partial here-Full marks 5/5
5] Connect the dots-Rashmi Bansal- for wannabe entrepreneurs - 3/5
6]  Donovan Legacy -Nora Roberts - 4 books - if romance is your type, all mind-blowing -Go for it- 5/5
7] Man's Search for meaning - Victor Frankl-read it, if you don't have a why in life- 3.5/5
8] Fountainhead- Ayn Rand- persistence is the keyword here- 5/5
9] Dork -Sidin Vadukut-if comedy interests you- 5/5
10] Zoya Factor - Anuja Chauhan- killer concept-5/5
11] The King of torts - John Grisham- must-read for John Grisham fans- 5/5
12] Tiger Mother - Amy Chua - for all mothers- 5/5

The list seems so paltry. Hopefully, i will list down more- double the number- in 2013.