Acceptable Time


Author: Madeleine L'Engle


L’ENGLE, Madeleine. An Acceptable Time. NY: Farrar Straus Giroux [1989]. 8vo, [viii] 343pp. Color pictorial paper wrappers. Slight bump to upper spine end, rear outer corners a tad rubbed, else a clean, bright copy. Signed by the author, Newbery Medalist Madeleine L’Engle.

Advance Reading Copy. The final book in L’Engle’s beloved Time Quintet. Polly O’Keefe, daughter of Meg Murray and Calvin O’Keefe, is visting her grandparents, who still live where A Wrinkle in Time occurred when her parents were young. A flash of lightning, quivering ground, and, instead of her grandparents' farm, Polly finds herself i3,000 years ago. Same place, very different time. What caused her to tesser through time? And will she be able to get back to her own time ever again?