The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

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Wildly original, funny and moving, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is an extraordinary story of a life lived again and again from World Fantasy Award-winning author Claire North.

Harry August is on his deathbed. Again.

No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he has already lived a dozen times before. Nothing ever changes.

Until now.

As Harry nears the end of his eleventh life, a little girl appears at his bedside. "I nearly missed you, Doctor August," she says. "I need to send a message."

This is the story of what Harry does next, and what he did before, and how he tries to save a past he cannot change and a future he cannot allow.


She was seven, I was seventy-eight. She had straight blonde hair worn in a long pigtail down her back, I had bright white hair, or at least the remnants of the same. I wore a hospital gown designed fo...

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This was an excellent book. It is a story about a man who dies. Yet he somehow comes back to life in his past, back in the body he had when he was a child. But he retained all his old memories and knowledge of his past life. And the same thing happens each time he dies. This very well-written book tells the story of his various adventures. If you were a fan of Replay or the Middle Falls time travel series, this is the book for you.

7/10/2023 7:05:29 AM

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