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A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1) - Madeleine L'Engle
A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)
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When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on an evil planet where all life is enslaved by a huge pulsating brain known as 'It'. How Charles, his sister Meg and friend Calvin find and free his father makes this a very special and... show more
When Charles Wallace Murry goes searching through a 'wrinkle in time' for his lost father, he finds himself on an evil planet where all life is enslaved by a huge pulsating brain known as 'It'. How Charles, his sister Meg and friend Calvin find and free his father makes this a very special and exciting mixture of fantasy and science fiction, which all the way through is dominated by the funny and mysterious trio of guardian angels known as Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and Mrs Which.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140372311 (0140372318)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 198
Edition language: English
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
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3.0 A Wrinkle In Time (L'Engle)
This is a book I might have grown very attached to if I’d read it at nine or ten years of age. In those days, I would have glommed on to the brainy Daddy’s-girl main character and enjoyed the vaguely mythical shape of the story (3-Fates-like grandma figures and all), despite the fact that the book’s...
Tea, Rain, Book
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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...
The Quilty Reader
The Quilty 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...
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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...
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