The Time Traveler's Wife

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Nov 22, 2010 - Fiction - 546 pages
64 Reviews
A dazzling novel in the most untraditional fashion, this is the remarkable story of Henry DeTamble, a dashing, adventuresome librarian who travels involuntarily through time, and Clare Abshire, an artist whose life takes a natural sequential course. Henry and Clare's passionate love affair endures across a sea of time and captures the two lovers in an impossibly romantic trap, and it is Audrey Niffenegger's cinematic storytelling that makes the novel's unconventional chronology so vibrantly triumphant.

An enchanting debut and a spellbinding tale of fate and belief in the bonds of love, The Time Traveler's Wife is destined to captivate readers for years to come.

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It was a wonderful love story and a page turner. - Walmart
Well researched, well written. - Overstock.com
The plot is creative, vivid, bleak, at times morbid. - Overstock.com
This is a legendary love story. - Overstock.com
Unorthodox love story. - Overstock.com

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User Review  - LibraryCin - LibraryThing

3.5 stars. Claire has known Henry since she was six; Henry only met Claire when he was 28 and Claire was 20. Henry travels through time. This story tells of their relationship, their lives and how ... Read full review

Chunk of Crap!

User Review  - Diksha Kale - Flipkart

This... this piece of... no, chunk of crap consumed a whole week of my life. And yet I couldn't finish it. You know why? Because this is a never ending monologue of useless sentences, useless ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Audrey Niffenegger (born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan) is an American writer and artist. She is also a professor in the Interdisciplinary Book Arts MFA Program at the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Niffenegger's debut novel, The Time Traveler's Wife (2003), was a national bestseller. The Time Traveler's Wife is an unconventional love story that centers on a man with a strange genetic disorder that causes him to unpredictably time-travel and his wife, an artist, who has to cope with his frequent and unpredictable absences. The film version, starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, is due for release in August 2009. Her latest fiction novel is entitled, Her Fearful Symmetry.

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