A Wrinkle in Time (Time, #1)
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.
Publish date: October 26th 1995
Pages no: 198
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Childrens Classics
, Time Travel
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
I read this book a long time ago, probably in 5th or 6th grade, but I felt like I needed a refresher before the movie is released later this year. All in all, I really enjoyed it. It is obviously written for kids so it was a very quick read and easy to get through. Some of the science of it is mor...
I'm rating this what I think my 12 years old me would have, because adult me has issues. What was touched upon that I loved: How structured education can grind on an, as Calvin calls it, uneven child. That moment of realization where we find out that parents are not omnipotent, and the subseque...
First, an explanation. It has been, according to my calculations, three-and-a-half years ("time, and twice time, and half a time"...) since I've posted last. I have to say it's easier going through life without having to write about the books I read, but I also find that I miss something tangible th...
I reread this for the Classics for Beginners group read via the Audible audiobook narrated by Hope Davis. The audio format was a good idea. I was able to do other things and still experience the story again as an adult. While it definitely feels of the time period it was written, it didn't feel that...
This isn't really a review, and I'm only writing this so later, if I start to wonder why I rated it the way I did and if I should read the next book, I'll remember.I can't decide if I'm glad I read this as an adult, or if I wish I'd read it as a young child. I think I would have certainly enjoyed it...
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