A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet) Hot
January 26, 2012 213 0Add
Fifty years ago, Madeleine L’Engle introduced the world to A Wrinkle in Time and the wonderful and unforgettable characters Meg and Charles Wallace Murry, and their friend Calvin O’Keefe. When the children learn that Mr. Murry has been captured by the Dark Thing, they time travel to Camazotz, where they must face the leader IT in the ultimate battle between good and evil—a journey that threatens their lives and our universe. A Newbery Award winner, A Wrinkle in Time is an iconic novel that continues to inspire millions of fans around the world. This special edition has been redesigned and includes an introduction by Katherine Paterson, an afterword by Madeleine L’Engle’s granddaughter Charlotte Jones Voiklis that includes photographs and memorabilia, the author’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech, and other bonus materials.
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A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet) 2012-03-06 01:43:34 Natalia Erehnah
I adore the writing of Madeleine L'Engle. I read the Wrinkle in Time books multiple times as a child. When I reread as an adult, I was delighted with the beautiful writing and deeply mystical elements of the books.
A Wrinkle in Time: 50th Anniversary Commemorative Edition (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet) 2012-01-27 16:54:28 Diane Holcomb
It’s hard to believe that A Wrinkle in Time almost didn’t make it into print. Madeleine L’Engle was ready to throw in the towel after receiving rejections from multiple publishers for over a year. She refused to take their advice to shorten the story, change the characters and make it more comprehensible to children. Thankfully, publisher John Farrar believed in the manuscript, and after receiving feedback that “…this is the worst book I have ever read. It reminds me of The Wizard of Oz,” he published it. Fifty years and generations of fans later, this anniversary edition includes Madeleine L’Engle’s Newbery Medal acceptance speech, and an afterword by the author’s granddaughter. Here is a story of compassion, knowledge, math and magic, featuring Mrs Which, Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who and the three children who travel through time to find a missing father and defeat evil.