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  • ISBN10: 015602943X
  • ISBN13: 9780156029438
  • Paperback
  • 546 pages
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Time Traveler's Wife
by Audrey Niffenegger

Reviewed by michelle123

Rating: 4 out of 5

  • Posted 9 years ago
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a book worth reading for

hey i really like this The Time Traveler's Wife is about love. It is not, however, a romance novel, or anything close to it. The novel pushes on philosophical questions of meaning and purpose. It is built around connections and longings. At the center, there is love, but there is also a lot of real life description--family tensions, punk rock shows, jobs, friendships. Niffenegger describes the world so realistically that you will find yourself believing that some people are actually plagued with involuntary time travel. If you are like me, you'll also wish Henry and Clare were your friends.

One of the best things about The Time Traveler's Wife is the way it is told from two perspectives. It also does not follow linear time. The structure mimics the lives of the main characters. In doing so, it enhances the empathy you feel for them.

I highly recommend The Time Traveler's Wife for anyone who wants a compelling read that will give you much to think about and feel...............................

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