The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August Characters

Claire North
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Harry August

Harry August is the central character/protagonist. Harry is a kalachakra - also known as an ouroboran – which means that he lives his life over and over again, starting back at his place of birth each time he dies in a previous life.

Harry’s personality and worldview changes subtly with each of his life cycles but some of his lives have more importance for the events of the novel than others. His first life was largely uneventful because at this stage there was no way for Harry to know that he was a kalachakra. Harry’s second life, in which he first discovered that he had been born back into a life he had already lived, caused him to descend into madness and commit suicide at age seven. Harry spent his third life searching for a religion which could explain what was happening to him, but...

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