A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time

Time Quintet #1

Madeleine L'Engle

fiction fantasy middle grade science fiction adventurous challenging dark mysterious fast-paced

288 pages | first published 1962

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Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg's classmate Calv...
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Moods

adventurous 94%
mysterious 46%
hopeful 42%
emotional 34%
inspiring 28%
lighthearted 19%
dark 16%
reflective 16%
tense 13%
challenging 10%
funny 9%
relaxing 4%
informative 3%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 43%
slow 8%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 52% | Plot: 33% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 65% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 70% | No: 15% | It's complicated: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 53% | Yes: 25% | It's complicated: 15% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 70% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 13% | N/A: 1%

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