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The Time Traveler's Wife Essay

Audrey Niffenegger
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In the following review, Merritt praises the ambitious concept of The Time Traveler's Wife but criticises Niffenegger's execution of that idea.

Charles Dickinson's A Shortcut in Time (2003) follows Euclid, Illinois, resident Josh Winkler, a local artist, as he takes a shortcut down a familiar path and ends up fifteen minutes in the past. A woman appears from the turn of the century, suddenly making Josh's life even more complicated.

Keith Donohue's The Stolen Child (2006) tells the magical tale of a boy and his changeling—a faery being who replaces him in the world when he is kidnapped at the age of seven. The story alternates between the point of view of the human, living among the faeries and never aging, and his replacement, who grows up and goes on with life in the world. Both yearn to return to their rightful places.

Diana Gabaldon's A Breath of...

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