The Time Traveler's Wife

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Harcourt, 2003 - Fiction - 546 pages
136 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
What a wonderful love story; I loved reading this book. - Borders
The plot is creative, vivid, bleak, at times morbid. - Overstock.com
This is a legendary love story. - Overstock.com
Hands down, the best love story I have ever read! - Borders

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User Review  - ginawilliams - LibraryThing

This well-written books tells the story of Henry, who is unwilling time traveler, and Clare, an artist and Henry’s eventual wife. The plot moves back and forth, while Henry often is forced, as an ... Read full review

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User Review  - AprilBrown - LibraryThing

What ages would I recommend it too? – Twenty one and up. Notes for the reader: Reasons this book is not okay for people under 21: 1. Excessive, and explicit sex scenes occur frequently. 2. Drug use ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

AUDREY NIFFENEGGER is a professor in the M.F.A. program at the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts.This is her first novel, which in hardcover was a selection of Today’s Book Club. She lives in Chicago.

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