The Time Traveler's WifePaperback - 2004
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.
From Library Staff
Science fiction and romance collide in Niffenegger's debut novel of Henry, a hapless time traveler and Claire, the woman who waits for him.
From the critics
Other: The book takes your heart, makes it all warm and fuzzy, and grinds it under it's heel.
Sexual Content: A bit of sexual content, but it's always pretty tame in that regard.
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"I wish for a moment that time would lift me out of this day, and into some more benign one. But then I feel guilty for wanting to avoid the sadness; dead people need us to remember them, even if it eats us, even if all we can do is say "I'm sorry" until it is as meaningless air."
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When Henry meets Clare, he is twenty-eight and she is twenty. Henry has never met Clare before; Clare has known Henry since she was six. Impossible but true, because Henry finds himself periodically displaced in time, pulled to moments of emotional gravity from his life, past and future. Henry and Clare's attempts to live normal lives are threatened by a force that they can neither prevent nor control, making their passionate love story intensely moving and entirely unforgettable. The Time Traveler's Wife is a story of fate, hope and belief, and more than that, it's about the power of love to endure beyond the bounds of time.