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A Swiftly Tilting Planet - Madeleine L'Engle
A Swiftly Tilting Planet
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In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In  Time (Newbery Award winner) and  A Wind In The Door fifteen-year-old  Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a  perilous journey through time in a desperate  attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the  mad dictator Madog Branzillo.... show more
In this companion volume to A Wrinkle In  Time (Newbery Award winner) and  A Wind In The Door fifteen-year-old  Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a  perilous journey through time in a desperate  attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the  mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in  their quest. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg--grown  and expecting her first child, but still able to  enter her brother's thoughts and emotions by  "kything"--goes with him in  spirit.But in overcoming the challenges, Charles  Wallace must face the ultimate test of his faith and  will, as he is sent within four people from  another time, there to search for a way to avert the  tragedy threatening them all. "L'Engle's  gifts are at their most impressive here." --  Publisher's WeeklyFrom the Paperback edition.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780881037401 (0881037400)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 278
Edition language: English
Series: The Time Quintet (#3)
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Time Quintet #3 by Madeleine L'Engle
Years have passed since 'A Wind in the Door'. Charles Wallace is a teenager and Meg Murry is the pregnant wife of Calvin O'Keefe. Dramatic changes in her protagonists seems to be one of L'Engle's hallmarks, and with a little research, I see she can go back and forth on a character's age. Much like G...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
1.0 A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Time Quintet, #3) by Madeleine L'Engle
The further I progress into this series, the further downhill it goes. I had so many issues with this book. Not a single thing I read made it redeemable in the least. I know this is a beloved series for many people and if you really like this book, that's great. I'm authentically happy you enjoy thi...
Level up!
Level up! rated it
Wasn't expecting to like this one, but I did. It was a bit episodic, but a pretty complex woven-together plotline. Not as didactic and trippy-for-the-sake-of-trippiness as A Wind in the Door. In fact, the story was so compelling, I found the Murry family and the present-day conflict to be the weak...
Read All The Things! Reviews
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0.5 A Swiftly Tilting Planet
I had planned on reading this entire series, but I’m done after this one. I admit defeat. You have defeated me, children’s books. You win. A Swiftly Tilting Planet takes place about nine years after the events of the previous book. A South American dictator is threatening to blow up the world for ...
Kythe42's Astral Library
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3.0 Review of A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle
A Swiftly Tilting Planet by Madeleine L'Engle is about the quest to stop a South American dictator from initiating nuclear war. Charles Wallace, with the help of his older sister Meg, must travel through time and manipulate events by "going within" other people in order to prevent this disaster from...
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