A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

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New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1962. Twenty-eight printing. Hardcover. 211 pages ; 21 cm. $3.95 dust jacket, unmarked pages and firm binding.


A WRINKLE IN TIME
by MADELEINE L'ENGLE

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 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 Megs father, a scientist who disappeared while engaged in secret work for the government on the tesseract problem.


MADELEINE L'ENGLE lives in New York City and is the author of the following books published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux: The Moon by Night (1963), The Twenty-four Days Before Christmas (1964), The Arm of the Starfish (1965), The Journey with Jonah (1967), and The Young Unicorns (1968). Her adult novel, The Love Letters, was published by FS&G in 1966. Miss L'Engle is especially well known in the library field because of her many appearances as a speaker at library and school meetings.

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