How HBO's 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is different from the book

How HBO's 'The Time Traveler's Wife' is different from the book

Audrey Niffenegger’s 2003 novel The Time Traveler’s Wife has been adapted to the screen twice: as a film in 2009, and now as a TV series on HBO. The story of The Time Traveler’s Wife — a science-fiction romance spanning decades — is extremely tricky to adapt. Clare Abshire (Rose Leslie) meets her future husband Henry DeTamble (Theo James) when he has involuntarily traveled back in time, at which point she is 6 and he’s 36. The novel tells the story of their relationship out of chronological order, including their first meeting in the “present” and their marriage.As with any adaptation, screenwriter Steven Moffat’s new version of The Time Traveler’s Wife has to make some adjustments. But which ones work, and which ones fall flat? Here are the biggest changes from the novel so far. Beware: the list includes spoilers for the show and the books.A new framing deviceRight off

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