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Classic modern fantasy novel written by Madeleine L'Engle. Follows children of the Murray family, with help from friends and strange creatures, travelling from world to world through a tesseract to find their lost father. First novel in a series called the Time Quintet.

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Is the audience laughing at Dr Alexander Murry's presentation?

In the 2018 film adaptation by Jennifer Lee of A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, there is a scene where Dr Alexander Murry (henceforth Dr Murry even if his wife is also Dr Murry), played by ...
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Need help ID'ing a specific book (or books?) similar to A Wrinkle in Time

I am hoping someone can help me identify a book I have been trying to relocate for decades. There's a catch though: the three details I can remember about it may actually be conflated in my memory ...
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Was A Wrinkle in Time meant as an anti-communist allegory?

There was recently this question about the scene involving the children of the planet Camazotz* and their simultaneous ball bouncing in A Wrinkle in Time. It makes quite an iconic scene, apparently. ...
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What did Mr. Murry mean by “No such thing as a coincidence?”

In chapter 1 of A Swiftly Tilting Planet, an old woman (Mrs. O'Keefe) recites a spell, and some weird things happen. "Remember," Mr. Murry said, "your mother and I take Mrs. O'Keefe seriously." ...
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What are Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who, and Mrs Which?

In the novel A Wrinkle in Time, much of the plot is driven by the mysterious beings Mrs Whatsit, Mrs Who, and Mrs Which. Initially they appear as eccentric old women, but they're obviously much more ...
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Tessering by what means in 'Wrinkle'?

In Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time, did Mr Murry (Meg's father) use a device, a body motion, or only his mind to tesser? Did the non-earthlings tesser by the same means? Is such a detail given? ...
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What relationship is there between tesseracts in A Wrinkle in Time and the mathematical object?

It's been a long time since I read A Wrinkle in Time, but I remember the heroes using a phenomenon or device called a tessaract to travel across space, kind of like a stargate. I later learned that ...