Review-A Wrinkle In Time By Madeleine L’Engle

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The First Book of the Time Quintet series A Wrinkle in Time is a famous book by Madeleine L’Engle. It mixes science fiction (stories about futuristic science and technology) with fantasy (make-believe worlds and magic) to take readers on an amazing journey. The story is so special and interesting that it’s enjoyed by people of all ages, from kids to grown-ups. The way it’s written and the big ideas it talks about make it a memorable and meaningful adventure for everyone who reads it.

The book is about a young girl named Meg Murry. Meg is like many of us – she has things she’s not good at and sometimes feels unsure about herself. She goes on a big adventure with her super smart little brother, Charles Wallace, and her friend, Calvin O’Keefe. Together, they travel across space to different places in the universe. They get help from three strange and magical ladies named Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which. Their big mission is to save Meg’s dad, who is a scientist and is stuck on a faraway planet. It’s an exciting story of their journey through space to find him.

Madeleine L’Engle skillfully mixes together several big ideas. She talks about the fight between good and bad, and how love is a strong force. She also shows how hard it can be for people who want to be themselves when everyone else wants them to be all the same. Besides these ideas, the story brings in some tricky science stuff, like tesseracts. Tesseracts are a way to travel through space and time. This part of the story makes readers think deeply about the universe and all its mysteries. So, the book isn’t just an adventure through space; it’s also a journey through important and thought-provoking ideas.

In the story, we see Meg change a lot. In the beginning, she is shy and not very sure of herself. But as the story goes on, she becomes brave and confident, becoming a real hero. This change doesn’t just happen as she travels across space, but also inside her own heart and mind. Then there’s Charles Wallace, Meg’s younger brother. He’s brilliant in a unique way and acts a bit differently from other kids. He’s an interesting part of the story. And there’s Calvin, a friend of theirs. He’s a very kind and brave boy. He also adds a lot to the story, making it richer and more interesting. All these characters grow and change, making the story about more than just their space adventure. It’s also about how they grow as people.

Madeleine L’Engle’s way of writing is special because it’s easy to read but also full of rich details. It’s great at making readers imagine and dream. She’s really good at talking about adventures in space and deep feelings at the same time. The book also includes some science and big ideas, but she explains them in a way that is exciting and not too hard to understand. So, while reading, you get to think about cool, space-related science stuff and also about what the characters are feeling deep inside.

A Wrinkle in Time is a story that never gets old. It grabs your attention with its creative ideas, deep meanings, and big emotions. The book celebrates being different, how strong love can be, and the bravery it takes to face new, unknown things. It’s not just a fun story to read; it also makes readers think hard and feel a lot. Because of all this, people have loved this book for many years, and they will keep loving it for many more to come.

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