*** Featured in the Richard and Judy Book Club ****** Featured in the Waterstones Book Club ****** Featured on BBC Radio 2 Book Club ***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.Praise for Claire North:'North's talent shines out' Sunday Times'Little short of a masterpiece' Independent'Poignant and intensely gripping' Guardian'Well-paced, brilliant and balanced' New York Times'Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4'Utterly readable, utterly believable and compelling . . . one of the fiction highlights of the decade' Judy Finnigan, Richard and Judy Book ClubAlso by Claire NorthNovels:TouchThe Sudden Appearance of Hope (winner of the World Fantasy Award 2017)The End of the Day (shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award 2017)Digital novellas:The Serpent: Gameshouse Novella 1The Thief: Gameshouse Novella 2 The Master: Gameshouse Novella 3
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 448 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 26/08/2014
- Category: Science fiction
- ISBN: 9780356502588