Book Lovers Café
Our rating: 4.6 stars
A terrifyingly heartbreaking tale of lives lost, restored, and the hashing acceptance of inaction in times of calamity, Claire North breaks the mold with this riveting tale of the everlasting Harry August.
Harry is born to a former kitchen girl on the floor of a women’s bathroom. He is then raised on a farm, lives an unremarkable life before dying alone, a childless divorcee, in a Newcastle-upon-Tyne hospital. However, just as the tides turn, Harry August is reborn on the Berwick-upon-Tweed station, on the floor of the women’s bathroom, to an unfortunate former kitchen girl.
Through The Fifteen Lives of Harry August, Claire North unfolds a world of endless sunsets, eternal minds (known only as Kalachakras) restricted to an eternal loop, and the mnemonic Harry, the only one of his kind burdened with the memory of his past lives, who is to save the world.
An assured, eloquently simple read, this award winning fantastical fiction takes you on a journey through the human condition; of unrequited love, betrayal, and the deemless battles of mental illness that are served with it.
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August is a marvelously complex tale, a craftul ride in the captivating mind of an unforgettable character. Claire North clearly has outdone herself.
To read the book on ebookvampire.com, click on the image below.
Broaden your Horizon
There are always two people in every picture, the photographer and the viewer. Ansel Adams 1902-1984
Millionaire's Digest - Share your passions, discover what others are sharing, and connect with new friends who are passionate about the same things as you are!
Site and blog of fantasy writer, Tay LaRoi
A writer's journey
"I'm Not Telling You It's Gooing To Be Easy, I'm Telling You It's Going To Be Worth It." - Art Williams
A glimpse into the beautiful mess I call my life.
Here's to the adventure of finding a novel novel!
Just a Glimpse into My Dark Mind.
Musings on poetry, language, perception, numbers, food, and anything else that slips through the cracks.
Welcome to my bookish world.
Books & other pieces of life
book reviews, recommendations, and more!
"Never trust anyone who has not brought a book with them." - Lemony Snicket