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June - The Time Traveler's Wife

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Post Number:#31  Postby Denysaputra » 31 May 2011, 00:43

Hi, yes i think so.
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Post Number:#32  Postby Kezz22 » 05 Jun 2011, 09:53

Read this book last year, someone recommended it to me and I had no idea what it was about. I loved it! I could not put it down. I did think it was a little unrealistic but it was so well written and emotive that you look past that and are taken along on the ride! Saw the movie when it came out and while it was good it was not as convincing as the book.
I would recommend this book and give it a 7/10 rating
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Post Number:#33  Postby Cowboy14 » 25 Jun 2011, 12:45

i will buy it ,......
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Post Number:#34  Postby Alicia Allen » 30 Jun 2011, 01:19

Time Traveler's Wife is one of the best books I read in my life. I like its unique concept and structure.
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Post Number:#35  Postby printing.host » 30 Jun 2011, 11:42

This is really a cool Book, i specially purchase to read i like this book.
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Post Number:#36  Postby Discountcode46 » 06 Jul 2011, 02:34

The traveler is really nice book can any one suggest website for finding pdf for this book
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Post Number:#37  Postby JohnMcrin » 04 Apr 2012, 14:36

Also another fan of this book. It's definitely in my top 5 books.

I'll need to read it again before discussing it. I definitely can't wait to see the movie!

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Post Number:#38  Postby Sumith » 04 Apr 2012, 23:54

I read it, Good one..
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Post Number:#39  Postby Johnbrowse » 05 Apr 2012, 04:25

Thank you very much for sharing. Definitely solved my problem.
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Post Number:#40  Postby myckofmia » 13 Apr 2012, 02:43

This is a very nice book.
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Post Number:#41  Postby Maud Fitch » 14 Apr 2012, 07:32

Personally I thought this book was the biggest mash-up I've ever read. It was an ordinary romance with the added incredulity of a rare genetic disorder which makes Henry disappear (travel in time) while his long-suffering girlfriend Clare has to wait until their ages match up before they can get married.

Even then he crashes back and forth age-wise at the whim of Niffenegger to explore another concept which took her fancy at the time of writing. For example, she added commonplace plot devices whenever the storyline lulled, like a friend's suicide, pregnancy troubles, father issues, love triangle. Or making naked Henry land in yet another sticky situation. To top it all off, she holds the characters at arms length and there is no warmth or likeability to them.

Maybe I'm too sceptical but I believe there are a lot better off-the-wall concept books out there.
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Post Number:#42  Postby moi_papillon » 19 Apr 2012, 02:31

Heard it's really good
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Post Number:#43  Postby DATo » 20 Apr 2012, 06:02

I thought Niffenegger presented a superbly novel approach to the "time travel" aspects of the book and I felt that, for the most part, the logic of the time travel premise holds up well. There are minor issues which others have mentioned but given the challenges of writing about time travel I think the author did about as well as can possibly be expected.

My main complaints are with regard to the overly long digressions involving wine & cuisine, art, pregnancy issues ect. They smacked of filler rather than necessary information which was in any way pertinent to the story. A little of this would be OK but Niffenegger often dragged these things out to the point where I wanted to say, "Enough already! Get on with the story." This having been said, I would (and have) still recommend the book. It was, overall, a good story and a very original take on the time travel theme.
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Post Number:#44  Postby jayceeme2010 » 16 May 2012, 14:58

I haven't watch this movie yet
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Post Number:#45  Postby nancyfee » 06 Sep 2012, 15:21

Sofia wrote:I guess it's only me then :?


same for me
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