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A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1) - Madeleine L'Engle
A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)
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It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger."Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a... show more
It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger."Wild nights are my glory," the unearthly stranger told them. "I just got caught in a downdraft and blown off course. Let me sit down for a moment, and then I'll be on my way. Speaking of ways, by the way, there is such a thing as a tesseract."A tesseract (in case the reader doesn't know) is a wrinkle in time. To tell more would rob the reader of the enjoyment of Miss L'Engle's unusual book. A Wrinkle in Time, winner of the Newbery Medal in 1963, is the story of the adventures in space and time of Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin O'Keefe (athlete, student, and one of the most popular boys in high school). They are in search of Meg's father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem. A Wrinkle in Time is the winner of the 1963 Newbery Medal.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374386139 (0374386137)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 203
Edition language: English
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
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Tea, Rain, Book
Tea, Rain, Book rated it
3.0 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
This is my first time reading this book. It was a decent read. I liked Meg at the beginning, but she got on my last nerve with her constant shouting/crying statements that always end with an ! There was so much !!!!!! in the second half of the book its a wonder Meg didn't lose her voice. I loved Cha...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
5.0 A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle
I decided to reread after seeing the new Ava DuVernay adaptation with my daughter. I read the book as a child of the 1970's - probably a bit more than decade or so after the initial 1963 publication, around 1977, when I was 11. I fell in love with the book then, seeing much of myself in Meg Murry, t...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
3.0 A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet, #1) by Madeleine L'Engle
Last weekend, the movie adaptation for A Wrinkle in Time was released in theaters here in America. And after hearing about the great representation it contained, I wanted to go see it and support the film on opening weekend. However, I am a person who loves to read the book first before watching the...
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it
4.0 A girl with glasses will always be my fav heroine
“I wanted you to do it all for me. I wanted everything to be all easy and simple. . . . So I tried to pretend that it was all your fault . . . because I was scared, and I didn’t want to have to do anything myself—”“But I wanted to do it for you,” Mr. Murry said. “That’s what every parent wants.” Sti...
Linda78
Linda78 rated it
3.0 A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet #1)
This is very Young Wizards-lite. It's a fun story and certainly very imaginative, but I couldn't help but wonder how much more awesome it'd be in the hands of Diane Duane. It's not very fair of me, I know. These books are aimed at grade schoolers, while Young Wizards books are young adult and delve ...
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