A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

A Wrinkle in Time

Time Quintet #1

Madeleine L'Engle

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

211 pages | first published 1962

Description

Meg Murray, her little brother Charles Wallace, and their mother are having a midnight snack on a dark and stormy night when an unearthly stranger appears at their door. He claims to have been blown off course, and goes on to tell them that there ...
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Moods

adventurous 95%
hopeful 46%
mysterious 46%
emotional 33%
inspiring 27%
lighthearted 22%
reflective 18%
dark 16%
tense 13%
funny 11%
challenging 9%
sad 5%
relaxing 2%
informative 1%

Pace

fast 47%
medium 46%
slow 5%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 62% | Plot: 24% | Character: 12%

Strong character development?

Yes: 70% | No: 18% | It's complicated: 9% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 72% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 13% | N/A: 0%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 58% | Yes: 22% | It's complicated: 16% | N/A: 3%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 74% | It's complicated: 13% | No: 11% | N/A: 0%

Average rating

3.83