A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time

Time Quintet #1

Madeleine L'Engle

fiction childrens fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging dark mysterious fast-paced

245 pages | first published 1962

Description

Madeleine L'Engle's ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture. 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 sn...

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Moods

adventurous 94%
hopeful 47%
mysterious 45%
emotional 33%
inspiring 27%
lighthearted 21%
reflective 18%
dark 15%
funny 12%
tense 12%
challenging 8%
sad 6%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 46%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 61% | Plot: 23% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 69% | No: 19% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 60% | Yes: 19% | It's complicated: 17% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 73% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 11% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.83