Sons of Fortune


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Suspenseful and thrilling, Sunday Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer’s Sons of Fortune is a powerful tale of twins separated by fate and reunited by destiny.In the late 1940s in Hartford, Connecticut, a set of twins is parted at birth.Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman. His twin brother is adopted and becomes Fletcher Davenport, the only son of an American multi-millionaire and his society wife.Unaware the other exists, the brothers grow up and follow different paths, confronted by challenges and obstacles, tragedy and heartache. Nat goes to Vietnam and returns a hero, whilst Fletcher distinguishes himself as a criminal defence lawyer before embarking on a political career.But when Nat enters politics and both decide to run for governor, the brothers become unwitting rivals, setting off a train of events that will either forge their bond or break it forever . . .Absorbing and powerful, Archer’s tale is as much a chronicle of a nation in transition as the story of the making of these two men – and how they eventually discover the truth-and its tragic consequences. ‘If there was a Nobel Prize for storytelling, Archer would win’ – Daily Telegraph]]>