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Madeleine L'Engle, an author whose childhood fables, religious meditations and fanciful science fiction transcended both genre and generation, most memorably in her children's classic A Wrinkle in Time, died on Thursday in Litchfield, Conn. She was 88. [Story continues]
Though Ms. L'Engle's book was read to me when I was ten, I never read it myself, nor saw the various film adaptations (which I'm told were not very good). Can someone chime in with a more recent recollection of this novel that might suggests the force behind its staying power? Any book that's been banned must be worth reading.