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The Time Traveler's Wife ~ pages 303 - 410

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The Time Traveler's Wife ~ pages 303 - 410

Post Number:#1  Postby knightss » 25 Jun 2007, 14:30

So, Henry and Clare have a child with CDP. Little Alba. I'm curious myself, from a female perspective, how many attempts at conceiving a child do you take? I don't think i'd be able to bear that very long as a husband. I'd probably call it quits after 2-3 miscarriages.

I thought that the way Clare became pregnant was genius. For some reason i didn't see that one coming but once it happened i said to myself "of course!"

The Secret: I think everyone feels this way about relationships, i know i do. Everyone needs space and Clare is only human (even if she is fictional)

Any thoughts on how Henry may pass away yet?
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Post Number:#2  Postby Meggs » 27 Aug 2008, 20:43

Yeah I thought it was really genius too!

I wouldn't be able to take it either, 2-3 as well, from a female perspective.
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Post Number:#3  Postby CassieXO » 07 Sep 2008, 20:31

So it has been awhile since I have been on this site, but I LOVE this book and am so excited that it is the book of the month.
I am going to wait until everyone else finishes before I say my imput because I don't want to imply the ending at alll !!

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Good one

Post Number:#4  Postby JFletch » 05 Dec 2008, 11:42

I too loved this book. I had heard they were making it into a movie. Could just be rumors though.

Enjoy it!
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Post Number:#5  Postby Litgen » 09 Feb 2009, 10:33

I haven't read this book, but after you feedback I'd certainly do this!!
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Re: Good one

Post Number:#6  Postby sjenkins » 22 Apr 2009, 09:35

JFletch wrote:I too loved this book. I had heard they were making it into a movie. Could just be rumors though.

Enjoy it!


Movies?? Really.. I hope so that would be awesome.

They been on a roll turning books into movies... so who knows..
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Post Number:#7  Postby Valerie09 » 11 May 2009, 06:25

It would be great if they could make this book into a movie. I'd certainly watch it.
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Big fan of the book.

Post Number:#8  Postby werlecar » 14 May 2009, 18:33

So glad to find other fans of this story. Not sure if everyone has finished, I got this book as a present and couldn't put it down. Some parts I almost closed my eyes at imagining the scene going on.
Others were bittersweet and I wished this story had continued past the story's end.

Interested to read others comments.
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Post Number:#9  Postby atrixa » 17 May 2009, 06:57

Valerie09 wrote:It would be great if they could make this book into a movie. I'd certainly watch it.

I think it has actually been made, but hasn't been released for some reason.
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Post Number:#10  Postby Michelle » 02 Jun 2009, 13:03

This book is one of those I need to read again. It took me about 50-75 pages to get hooked, and then I couldn't put it down. I have since lent it to a friend, so she can experience it too.

I can't put my finger on it, but the book was just so different. It was a wonderful love story but deeper than that. I love how he never really tells anybody what's going to happen in the future, even though he knows (there were a few exceptions to this, which I thought were tastefully done, especially telling his friend with AIDS (?) that he was alive in the following year). That would be the hardest part for me.

I wish they had delved a little more into Henry and how he felt about the whole thing. I mean, you know somewhat that he's annoyed and yet fascinated by his unique ability but it had to really f*ck with his head, and other than close friends/family he couldn't really discuss with anybody because who would believe him, unless they saw him?

I don't know, I feel like I'm dancing around what I'm trying to say but as I don't know what that is, I'll just leave it there. This is an awesome book, and one I will definitely read again. Don't think I'll see the movie though. The book was so good, I'd be afraid the movie will screw up my memory of it.
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Post Number:#11  Postby hania5 » 17 Nov 2009, 00:08

This is one of my favourite books, and I can't imagine how they could do it justice in a movie, it is far too complicated. But my curioisity is definitely itching to see it... I am still undecided. Has anyone seen it yet?
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Post Number:#12  Postby Jay-lee » 17 Nov 2009, 04:49

Mmm such such a beautiful book! Ilove it. I know the film came out a while ago in England but it hasn't come out in the rest of europe for yet. But it is coming out here on friday, can't wait! I love both actors who play leading oles too, so so good.
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Post Number:#13  Postby princessp » 30 Dec 2009, 04:16

YEAH, its a great book! It would be great if they could make this book into a movie. I'd certainly watch it.
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Post Number:#14  Postby awelker » 30 Dec 2009, 13:33

They did turn it into a movie, and I have to say it wasn't that bad. I think they did an exceptional job sticking to the plot line and to the over all book. I would recommend it to anyone.
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Post Number:#15  Postby Bucky2010 » 24 Feb 2010, 08:39

I'm reading the book for the second time around and I still love it. The first time I read it, I didn't go in expecting much. I usually don't read romance-fiction but I figured I'd give the book a try. I ended up not being able to put the book down and it's just as good the second time around.

I also can't believe that this is Niffeneger's first book. I'm excited for her to publish others in the future.
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