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Many Waters

Madeleine L'Engle's 1986 sequel to "A Wrinkle in Time".

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A Quick Tip by ErinVR

  • Jul 3, 2010
a good complement to the Wrinkle in Time series
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review by . June 25, 2010
As is her wont, Madeleine L'Engle plunges you head first into her story in Many Waters, her fourth book about the Murry family. This time it is the twins, Sandy and Dennys, who have their chance to shine in a mesmerizing re-telling of Noah and the Ark. L'Engle skillfully manages to weave Biblical beings like seraphim and unicorns in with mythical beings such as griffins and an extinct one, the mammoth. She employs all of her imaginative talents to populate a pre-flood world, but still …
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
Interesting adaptation of a Biblical story.
Quick Tip by . June 02, 2010
I loved a Wrinkle in Time, but slowly L'engle disappointed me more and more. It was sad.
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Table of Contents:

Virtual particles and virtual unicorns -- Pelican in the wilderness -- Japheth's sister Yalith -- Grandfather Lamech and Grandfather Enoch -- Nephilim -- Adnarel and the quantum leap -- Seraphim -- Oholibamah, Japheth's wife -- Mahlah's time, Lamech's time -- Song of the stars -- Many waters cannot quench love -- Neither can the floods drown it.


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ISBN-10: 0312368577 (pbk.)
ISBN-13: 9780312368579 (pbk.)
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Publisher: Square Fish
Date Published: 1986
Format: Novel
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