The Eternal Return of Clara Hart
Wake up. Friday. Clara Hart hits my car. Go to class. Anthony rates the girls. House party. Anthony goes upstairs
with Clara. Drink. Clara dies. Wake up. Friday again. Clara Hart hits my car.
Why can’t I break this loop?
A flicker in the fabric of time gives Spence a second chance. And a third. How many times will he watch the same girl die?
'Shows us the complexities of teenage gender relations without teaching or preaching.' -- Mia Doering * Author of Any Girl * 'What a voice ... An amazing debut.' -- Sue Wallman * Author of I Know You Did It * 'A real page-turner.' -- Helena Close * Author of Things I Know * "If I had my way this fast-paced, thought-provoking and gorgeously crafted book would be required reading in every secondary school. A timely and important story." -- Aislinn O'Loughlin * Author of Big Bad Me * "Exceptional ... a careful, thoughtful, compulsively readable examination of toxic masculinity and normalised sexual abuse." * The Guardian * "This novel is a reminder of how fiction can be an ideal space for exploring philosophical questions ... I am glad this superb book exists." -- Claire Hennessy * The Irish Times * "Bold and honest ... More than a fast-paced novel with visible, realistic and necessary character growth that helps the reader move closer to understanding, The Eternal Return Of Clara Hart is a reflection on real life." * The National * "This book is a riveting read that you will find hard to put down." * The Scotsman * "An incredible debut ... It's a rollercoaster, and you're left breathless merely watching from the outside." * ReadingZone * "An exceptional debut that can be enjoyed by anybody, but especially by teenage boys who can connect to Spence and his struggles." * Paper Lanterns * "Prepare to be blown away by this incredibly impressive debut." * Paperback Snob * "This has been my book of the year so far ... I am honestly speechless about how incredible this book is." * Total Bibliophile * "I absolutely loved reading this book." * ***** reader review, Goodreads * "A fantastic debut." * ***** reader review, Goodreads * "Incredibly readable." * ***** reader review, Goodreads * "It is so powerful and just such an engaging read. Every teen should read this book." * ***** reader review, Goodreads * "Compelling and relatable." -- Shelly Mack Books "I adored every page of the novel, the characters are achingly real making all their actions more impactful and believable." * The Paper Orange Charley * "An excellent twist on the time-loop trope. It is a gripping, heart-wrenching and eye-opening story that I cannot recommend enough." * Lois Reads Books *
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