The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

by Claire North

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 timesbefore.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 405 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.04 out of 5
  • Published April 8th 2014 by Redhook
  • Original Title: The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
  • ISBN: 0316399612 (ISBN13: 9780316399616)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Characters: Jenny
  • Harry August
  • Vincent Rankis
  • Franklin Phearson
  • Literary Awards: Arthur C. Clarke Award Nominee for Best Novel (2015)
  • British Science Fiction Association Award Nominee for Best Novel (2014)
  • John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel (2015)
  • Goodreads Choice Award Nominee for Science Fiction (2014)

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.