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The Time Traveler's Wife

486 Ratings: 2.5
A book by Audrey Niffenegger

The Time Traveler's Wife is a 2003 novel by Audrey Niffenegger. It 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 … see full wiki

Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Publisher: Findaway World Llc
Date Published: 2003
69 reviews about The Time Traveler's Wife
Quick Tip by . July 04, 2010
It was ok
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
This was one of my top books the year I read it. Anytime someone asks for a good book to read, this is one on the list. LOVED IT!!
Quick Tip by . July 02, 2010
take your time to understand the book... awesome store :)
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
Excellent, amazing, wonderful! The movie was crap, don't waste your 'time'!
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
tear jerker, defintely worth it though
Quick Tip by . July 01, 2010
It is a very romantic and emotional story.
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
the book is so much better than the movie - i just love her character! ah if women could all be like that
review by . June 27, 2010
   I was not that impressed with The Time Traveler's Wife. Although I will give the author credit for originality on the story line and creativity to come up with an explanation of the existence of Time Travelers, the rest of the story I didn't care for. Call me conservative or prude or what have you, I'm not a big fan of the sexual scenes in the story. I felt like I was almost reading a romance novel with some of the scenes. They were very detailed and some were unrealistic. …
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
A cute love story but I did not feel very involved in it. Could be a good book to bring on the beach this summer
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
Favorite book of all time!
Quick Tip by . June 25, 2010
I get emotional when I talk about this book. It means so much to me.
Quick Tip by . June 24, 2010
Couldn't put it down. A little confusing at times, but an original storyline with a great plot.
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
The book and the movie alike are equally good!
Quick Tip by . June 23, 2010
Wow...It reminded so much of my life. I just wish they all had a viable excuse such as they guy in this book. Relax and enjoy the ride.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Absolutely amazing. Magical and moving.
Quick Tip by . June 18, 2010
My husband came and found me bawling my eyes out at 3 AM as I was finishing the last chapter of this book after an epic all night read. THAT is how much I loved it, I couldn't put it down. It took several more reads for me to wrap my head around the general time line of things and to ponder whether Claire ever had a choice in her mate since Henry basically showed up in her life as a child, but I always highly recommend this book to friends to read so its a winner to me!
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
I agree, this was a great book. Unfortunately it gets jammed into the sci-fi section of most bookstores (though not "unfortunately" if you stumbled across it there), when it merits attention in the front and center rows. Great writing, great tale, great twists. Left me wanting more.
Quick Tip by . June 15, 2010
Great book and great movie based on the book.
Quick Tip by . June 10, 2010
I like the book a lot better than the movie.
Quick Tip by . June 07, 2010
Unbelievable. I loved it. You have to get through the first 50 pages and then it gets better. It's hard to follow all the time-travel but you get used to it. The movie kills it, though.
Quick Tip by . June 02, 2010
super good
Quick Tip by . May 21, 2010
tearful book! but good
review by . October 16, 2009
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I've been reading about how The Time Traveller's Wife was actually Audrey Niffenegger's first novel - she had originally intended it to be a graphic novel, but realised that it was hard to portray the concept of time travel in images.      It's actually quite amazing how she started out with quite a small novel, deliberately choosing a small publishing company (she attributes this to her older punk roots, which spurred her to go with the smaller, less corporate company) and then …
Quick Tip by . April 26, 2010
One of my all-time favorite books. A beauitful, emotional story that is complicated and well-written. A certain tear jerker.
review by . April 13, 2010
In her debut novel, "The Time Traveler's Wife," Audrey Niffenegger has managed to create a unique work of fiction that transcends many traditional genres. Time travel is one of the most common science fiction tropes, and until I read this book I thought that I have already seen everything that can be done with it. However, by combining it with a drama and love story, and by making it a form of medical condition, Niffenegger has managed to breathe fresh life into this motif, and do it in such an …
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