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The Time Traveler's Wife A Funny, Often Poignant Tale Of Boy Meets Girl With A Twist What If One Of Them Couldn T Stop Slipping In And Out Of Time Highly Original And Imaginative, This Debut Novel Raises Questions About Life, Love, And The Effects Of Time On RelationshipsAudrey Niffenegger S Innovative Debut, The Time Traveler S Wife, Is The Story Of Clare, A Beautiful Art Student, And Henry, An Adventuresome Librarian, Who Have Known Each Other Since Clare Was Six And Henry Was Thirty Six, And Were Married When Clare Was Twenty Three And Henry Thirty One Impossible But True, Because Henry Is One Of The First People Diagnosed With Chrono Displacement Disorder Periodically His Genetic Clock Resets And He Finds Himself Misplaced In Time, Pulled To Moments Of Emotional Gravity In His Life, Past And Future His Disappearances Are Spontaneous, His Experiences Unpredictable, Alternately Harrowing And Amusing The Time Traveler S Wife Depicts The Effects Of Time Travel On Henry And Clare S Marriage And Their Passionate Love For Each Other As The Story Unfolds From Both Points Of View Clare And Henry Attempt To Live Normal Lives, Pursuing Familiar Goals Steady Jobs, Good Friends, Children Of Their Own All Of This Is Threatened By Something They Can Neither Prevent Nor Control, Making Their Story Intensely Moving And Entirely Unforgettable



10 thoughts on “The Time Traveler's Wife

  1. says:

    I m only adding this book because it annoys me that it popped up on the most popular reads People, this book is terrible Do yourself a favor and pretend you d never heard of it My short answer is that it s just no good, the long version is in the following list, which I call The Problems I Have With The Time Traveler s Wife 1 The author is indecisive Rather than accepting that this is a science fiction novel, she tries to write a social commentary, romance,


  2. says:

    I recently read The Time Traveler s Wife and was pretty disappointed the author somehow manages to turn such an awesome premise the dude actually time travels into something pretty flat and dull The first hundred pages really hooked me, but after a while I started to get irritated by 1 All the name checking of hipster approved bands in an attempt to establish Henry s supposed punk cred He liked the Violent Femmes in 1991 That s why he s so badass Seriously 2 The


  3. says:

    Why can t there be a negative star rating I hated, hated this book And yes, I did finish it All way too many pages of it But, in my defense it was foolishly the only book I brought with me when I was hospitalized for 24 hours after wisdom tooth surgery, and when your options are daytime soaps or this wretched bookwell, at least I got to read the ending and conclude definitively that it wasn t worth it Okay, now that I ve gotten a bit of a rant out, let me be a littl


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Warning Spoilery review Short version Hurry up and read this Holy crap Someone should have warned me about reading this book at work I have been sitting here bawling my eyes out, tears streaming madly down my cheeks, flooding my eyes until the words swim into fields of glistening black lines This book is so beautiful and anguishing to read I can t even be objective about it, because it was o


  5. says:

    Let me start this by saying I was very excited to read this book I thought it was going to be good It is not in any way good It could have been good, the idea could have soared but in Niffenegger s hands it was destroyed by laundry lists of grocery bag contents, street directions, and punk bands until I even said, out loud,than once, okay, I get it He bought groceries, he knows how to get around in Chicago, Clare likes to clean her studio, he is not just a punk rock poser b


  6. says:

    I ve been putting off writing this review for days because I knew that this would be a struggle for me There aren t enough words in the English language that could accurately convey my feelings for


  7. says:

    i hate reading books that everyone keeps bothering me to read first there are the gushing reviews from the media, complete with intelligent sound clips it s so awesome so titillating the way the author captures that thing where the girl says that stuff and then they go to that cool place. you know even oprah says so and then there are the crowds of friends who carry around their freshly bought it book ok, i m bitter, i can t afford to buy new books who can t wait to share their new


  8. says:

    I am conflicted about this book Do not let my 4 stars fool you, they are an emotional rating.I ll start with the things I really liked about it Loved all the foreshadowing The knowing something was going to happen, and maybe even a little bit of what it was, but never knowing or understanding fully until both characters had experienced the moment And then all the foreshadowing of the tragic end Once I started putting the puzzle together I really couldn t put it down And I had several m


  9. says:

    This is my 400th book review for Goodreads Wow I am either one sick or one inspired woman or both Apparently when I reach my 500th review, Goodreads will put a little encouraging button on my profile they might as well just give me a bookmark , but 400 feels big, too, so I wanted to review a book that I love but have never reviewed here.The Time Traveler s Wife is a controversial novel, and when my book club discussed it, there were burning pitchforks, buckets of hot tar and glasses of P T


  10. says:

    Very unusual for me but DNF, so I did not give it a rating It s the story of a couple in love where the man comes back at various ages before and after he initially met his wife When that happens we get the perspective on what s going on from both him and her I m not a fan of romance or sci fi, so I guess the combination of the two turned me off I always give a book at least 20 pages and this one had so many good reviews, I went back and gave it another twenty pages but just couldn t get int V


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About the Author: Audrey Niffenegger

Audrey Niffenegger born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan is a writer and artist She is also a professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Columbia College Chicago 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 constant absence Her Fearful Symmetry 2009 , Niffenegger s second novel, is set in London s Highgate Cemetery where, during research for the book, Niffenegger acted as a tour guide.Niffenegger has also published graphic and illustrated novels including The Adventuress 2006 , The Three Incestuous Sisters 2005 , The Night Bookmobile 2009 , and Raven Girl 2013 Raven Girl was adapted into a ballet by Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor and the Royal Opera House Ballet London in 2013 A mid career retrospective entitled Awake in the Dream World The Art of Audrey Niffenegger, was presented by the National Museum of Women in the Arts Washington D.C in 2013 An accompanying exhibition catalogue examines several themes in Niffenegger s visual art including her explorations of life, mortality, and magic.