Name that reincarnation novel
October 1, 2013 7:45 AM   Subscribe

Trying to name a novel where a couple finds each other throughout different lives/reincarnations by placing newspaper ads.

There were multiple reincarnated characters, who had various theories about why it was happening, but the main story revolved around a male/female couple who would place newspaper ads with a specific text in order to find each other. It isn't The Time Traveler's Wife. I read it at least 5 years ago but it may have been published back in the 80s. Ring any bells?
posted by Flannery Culp to Media & Arts (6 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Is it Ken Grimwood's Replay?
posted by pretentious illiterate at 7:47 AM on October 1, 2013 [7 favorites]

Seconding Replay.
posted by Bromius at 7:50 AM on October 1, 2013

Thirding Replay.
posted by kimdog at 8:20 AM on October 1, 2013

Response by poster: Thanks!
posted by Flannery Culp at 8:24 AM on October 1, 2013

I re-read Replay just a couple weeks ago and Nthing that is most definitely the novel you're thinking of.
posted by Jacqueline at 2:54 PM on October 1, 2013

One of my favorite novels ever. Read a couple screenplay iterations as well -- neither do it justice. Would definitely make for a better HBO series.
posted by Unsomnambulist at 6:08 PM on October 1, 2013

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