Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2014-05-06
Passionately in love, Clare and Henry vow to hold onto each other and their marriage as they struggle with the effects of Chrono-Displacement Disorder, a condition that casts Henry involuntarily into the world of time travel.
Did you know In 2003, The Time Traveler's Wife was hailed as the Amazon.com Book of the Year? Or, did you know initially Audrey intended to make The Time Traveler's wife a graphic novel, but changed her mind because she realized how hard it would be to represent time shifts through images? What are the amazing facts of The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) Harry Potter G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is an derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.
Author: Bright Summaries
Release Date: 2019-05-20
Genre: Study Aids
Unlock the more straightforward side of The Time Traveler’s Wife with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. Since he was a child, Henry has had the ability to travel through time, but he cannot control when he disappears or where he goes. He falls in love with and marries Clare, who he first met when he appeared in her family’s meadow when she was six, but in spite of their love for each other, his constant and unpredictable disappearances are difficult for both of them. The Time Traveler’s Wife is Audrey Niffenegger’s first novel, and was adapted into a film starring Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana in 2009. Find out everything you need to know about The Time Traveler’s Wife in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!
Author: Audrey Niffenegger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-09-29
When Elspeth Noblin dies, she leaves everything to the 20-year-old American twin daughters of her own long-estranged twin, Edie. Valentina and Julia, as enmeshed as Elspeth and Edie once were, move into Elspeth's London flat and through a series of develo
The essays in this collection address the current preoccupation with neurological conditions and disorders in contemporary literature by British and American writers. The book places these fictional treatments within a broader cultural and historical context, exploring such topics as the two cultures debate, the neurological turn, postmodernism and the post-postmodern, and responses to September 11th. Considering a variety of materials including mainstream literary fiction, the graphic novel, popular fiction, autobiographical writing, film, and television, contributors consider the contemporary dimensions of the interface between the sciences and humanities, developing the debate about the post-postmodern as a new humanism or a return to realism and investigating questions of form and genre, and of literary continuities and discontinuities. Further, the essays discuss contemporary writers’ attempts to engage the relation between the individual and the social, looking at the relation between the "syndrome syndrome" (referring to the prevalence in contemporary literature of neurological phenomena evident at the biological level) and existing work in the field of trauma studies (where explanations tend to have taken a psychoanalytical form), allowing for perspectives that question some of the assumptions that have marked both these fields. The current literary preoccupation with neurological conditions presents us with a new and distinctive form of trauma literature, one concerned less with psychoanalysis than with the physical and evolutionary status of human beings.
Author: Ian Mortimer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-12-29
The past is a foreign country. This is your guidebook. A time machine has just transported you back to the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress? How do you earn a living and how much are you paid? What sort of food will you be offered by a peasant or a monk or a lord? And more important, where will you stay? The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England is not your typical look at a historical period. This radical new approach shows us that the past is not just something to be studied; it is also something to be lived. All facets of everyday life in this fascinating period are revealed, from the horrors of the plague and war to the ridiculous excesses of roasted larks and medieval haute couture. Through the use of daily chronicles, letters, household accounts, and poems of the day, Morti-mer transports you back in time, providing answers to questions typically ignored by traditional historians. You will learn how to greet people on the street, what to use as toilet paper, why a physician might want to taste your blood, and how to know whether you are coming down with leprosy. From the first step on the road to the medieval city of Exeter, through meals of roast beaver and puffin, Mortimer re-creates this strange and complex period of history. Here, the lives of serf, merchant, and aristocrat are illuminated with re-markable detail in this engaging literary journey. The result is the most astonishing social history book you're ever likely to read: revolutionary in its concept, informative and entertaining in its detail, and startling for its portrayal of humanity in an age of violence, exuberance, and fear.
Author: Linda Buckley-Archer
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2007-09-11
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Ignored by his father and sent to Derbyshire for the weekend, twelve-year-old Peter and his new friend, Kate, are accidentally transported back in time to 1763 England where they are befriended by a reformed cutpurse. Reprint.
The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow. This book is a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.
From the award-winning author of Leaving Lucy Pear, an unflinching, lushly imagined love story set against the backdrop of the epic frontier Anna Solomon's new novel Leaving Lucy Pear is available now from Viking Books When 16-year-old Minna Losk journeys from Odessa to America as a mail-order bride, she dreams of a young, wealthy husband, a handsome townhouse, and freedom from physical labor and pogroms. But her husband Max turns out to be twice her age, rigidly Orthodox, and living in a one-room sod hut in South Dakota with his two teenage sons. The country is desolate, the work treacherous. And most troubling, Minna finds herself increasingly attracted to her older stepson. As a brutal winter closes in, the family's limits are tested, and Minna, drawing on strengths she barely knows she has, is forced to confront her despair, as well as her desire. A Boston Globe Best Seller “Evocative of Alice Munro, Amy Bloom, and Willa Cather, but fueled by Anna Solomon’s singular imagination . . . a masterful debut . . . embroidered with sage, beautiful writing on every page . . . marks the start of a long, fine, and important career.” —Jenna Blum, author of Those Who Save Us “Minna is a terrifically complex heroine: a little snobby, a little selfish and wholly sympathetic.” —The New York Times “Like...Jonathan Safran Foer and Dara Horn. [A] wondrously strange story of Jewish immigration.” —Miami Herald “This mythic rendition of the American immigrant narrative...finds the wondrous in the ordinary and vividly depicts the complex collisions between the Old World and the New.” —More
The ultimate movie fan’s guide. This enhanced eBook contains the full text of the bestselling novel, and exclusive movie content such as: five video clips from the film; the director’s movie shooting script; video interviews from cast and crew—including Anne Hathaway and author/screenwriter David Nicholls—about their connections between the book and the film; and a reading group guide featuring full-color movie stills throughout. This deluxe eBook brings the story of Dexter and Emma’s unforgettable romance to life in a truly unique way. It’s 1988 and Dexter Mayhew and Emma Morley have only just met. But after only one day together, they cannot stop thinking about one another. Over twenty years, snapshots of that relationship are revealed on the same day—July 15th—of each year. Dex and Em face squabbles and fights, hopes and missed opportunities, laughter and tears. And as the true meaning of this one crucial day is revealed, they must come to grips with the nature of love and life itself.
Author: Alan Theodore
Publisher: Author House
Release Date: 2011-07-11
WHAT WOULD YOU SAY IF YOU MET DAVID COPPERFIELD? Two 21st century teenagers have that opportunity in MR. DICKENS AND THE TIME TRAVELERS Vicki and Ollie, brainy teenagers from Dubuque Iowa defy logic and also gravity when they somehow or other manage to travel back in time to Victorian England and meet their favorite author, Charles Dickens and some of his favorite characters. A gracious host, he takes the twin siblings under his wing and gives them a never-to-be-forgotten tour of London, including a visit to the first world’s fair, the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851, displaying the scientific and industrial marvels of the age; an audience with their majesties, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, a public reading by Mr.Dickens in which he impersonates some of his favorite characters. But will Vickie and Ollie ever get back to the 21st century? Or are they destined to live out heir lives more than a century before they were born? Turn the page to find out.
Author: Ann VanderMeer
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Here are 14 daring experiments in time travel from Richard Matheson, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg, Michael Moorcock, William Gibson, Douglas Adams, and, of course H.G. Wells. Intrepid chrononauts Ann and Jeff VanderMeer have scoured time itself to bring you this instalment (the first of four) from their über-guide to exploring the fourth dimension, THE TIME TRAVELLER'S ALMANAC. Be warned: reality will be warped, wormholes opened, paradoxes woven and parallel universes breached. Just as well then that within these pages you'll also find Charles Yu's Top Ten Tips For Time Travellers...