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Madeleine L'Engle
Madeleine L'Engle, the popular author of many books for children and adults, has interspersed her writing and teaching career with raising three children, maintaining an apartment in New York and a farmhouse of charming confusion which is called "Crosswicks." show more

Madeleine L'Engle, the popular author of many books for children and adults, has interspersed her writing and teaching career with raising three children, maintaining an apartment in New York and a farmhouse of charming confusion which is called "Crosswicks."
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Birth date: November 29, 1918
Died: September 06, 2007
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 3 weeks ago
This series keeps going in weird directions, and I kinda dig it. I don't know how kids today would handle this, but adult me was taken in. 'Many Waters' is set some years before 'Swiftly Tilting Planet', likely the winter after 'A Wind in the Door'. The twins, Sandy and Dennys, are returning from ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 2 months ago
Please note that I received this book via NetGalley. This did not affect my rating or review. I swear I feel like I am about to be struck by lightning because I did not like this collection of short stories by Madeline L'Engle. I think the problem is that I kept comparing these stories to "A Wrin...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it 1 year ago
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...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it 1 year ago
A few years ago I started a Madeleine L'Engle project. I read some of her Chronos/Kairos series (which starts with A Wrinkle in Time and focuses on the Murry family) and then I asked for the Austin series for Christmas. I read through this book - so this is a reread for me. The Young Unicorns is s...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 2 years ago
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...
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