The Time Traveler's Wife

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2004 - Fiction - 546 pages
1791 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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User Review  - GrlIntrrptdRdng - LibraryThing

I really liked this book, I thought the story was fairly original and the author does a great job at showing the emotions/passion between the two main characters. I would have to say you need to read ... Read full review

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User Review  - poppycock77 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed this book much more than I expected. I like the use of time-travel as a metaphor for two people's lives being destined to intersect at some point. I also liked the idea of being able to ... Read full review

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Contents

III
3
IV
22
V
35
VI
48
VII
79
VIII
108
IX
116
X
129
XXX
377
XXXI
385
XXXII
396
XXXIII
410
XXXIV
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XXXV
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XXXVI
417
XXXVII
428

XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
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XVII
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XVIII
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XIX
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XX
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XXI
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XXII
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XXIII
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XXIV
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XXV
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XXVI
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XXVII
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XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXXVIII
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XXXIX
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XL
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XLI
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XLII
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XLIII
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XLIV
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XLV
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XLVI
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XLVII
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XLVIII
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XLIX
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L
532
LI
535
LII
539
LIII
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LIV
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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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