The Time Traveler's Wife

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Harcourt, 2003 - Fiction - 546 pages
106 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
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The plot is creative, vivid, bleak, at times morbid. - Overstock.com
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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 (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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