The Time Traveler's Wife By Audrey Niffenegger

522 pages

English language

Published March 27, 2004

ISBN:
978-0-676-97633-5
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4 stars (23 reviews)

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Surprisingly good story that's not too corny

4 stars

Starting this book, I was worried, that it's gonna be one of those heavy romance novels but I'm glad I stuck around. It sure is romance, no doubt about it, but the story was good enough to keep me interested until the end. I try to not spoil anything here, as always.

The mechanics of the time travel are well done. It left some questions open, but not enough to pull me out of the story. I especially like the way she goes about time paradoxes. It's a bit of an easy way to deal with it, but at least it's done consistently. Maybe that's just me, but I dislike books that try to come up with some complicated approach to some known fiction theme and end up creating obvious plot holes that distract me from the story itself. It could also be, that the story did a better job …

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3 stars

What ages would I recommend it too? – Twenty one and up.


Notes for the reader:
Reasons this book is not okay for people under 21:
1. Excessive, and explicit sex scenes occur frequently.
2. Drug use and abuse of all types.
3. Alcohol abuse, and under legal age alcohol use.
3. Excessive swearing.

Reasons this is a good study of Time Travel:
1. Can't take anything with you - including clothes, fillings, or items.
2. A good example of how time travel affects those around the time traveler.
3. A good example of how time travel affects the time traveler.
4. It shows how addictions (drugs, alcohol, and sex) are often used as an escape from reality.

Length? – Three days to read.

Characters? – Memorable, several characters.

Setting? – Real world, last four decades.

Written approximately? – 2003.

Does the story leave questions in the readers mind? – …

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