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A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #1) - Madeleine L'Engle
A Wrinkle in Time (Time Series, #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: paperback
ISBN: 9780965846844 (0965846849)
Publisher: Quality Paperback Book Club
Pages no: 203
Edition language: English
Series: The Time Quintet (#1)
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Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
5.0 A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle
I decided to reread A Wrinkle in Time again because I am also going to reread the remainder of the Murry/O'Keefe series and I am one of those people who needs to begin at the beginning. I don't have anything to add to this review, except that I remain in awe of Madeleine L'Engle's extraordinary huma...
Story of My Life
Story of My Life rated it
5.0
When Meg Murrays father disappears, Meg, her brother (Charles), and a friend (Calvin) travel through time and space to find him. They face many obstacles in these strange lands place by an evil that is threatening to destroy the universe called the Dark Thing. They must fight to save her father and ...
Ms. Benson's Book Blog
Ms. Benson's Book Blog rated it
5.0
A Wrinkle in Time is the story of Meg Murry, a high-school-aged girl who goes on an adventure through time and space with her brother Charles Wallace and her friend Calvin O'Keefe to rescue her father from the evil forces that hold him prisoner on another planet. At the beginning of the book, Meg is...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
2.0 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
I'm on the wrong side of history here, but I didn't enjoy 'A Wrinkle in Time'. I'd read it before (at too old of an age) but had forgotten everything except the back garden and an alien planet.Meg Murray and Calvin are great characters, but there didn't seem to be enough of a story for them to move ...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 A Wrinkle in Time
Somehow, when I signed up for to read this book, I didn't realize that it was written for middle schoolers, nor that it was a sort of classic in its day some 50+ years ago. I'd passed on from middle school by then. I just got overwhelmed by all the buzz regarding the movie that's recently come out a...
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