A Swiftly Tilting Planet Author:Madeline L'Engle In A Swiftly Tilting Planet, the third book in Madeline L'Engle's series about the Murray Family, fifteen year old Charles Wallace and the unicorn Gaudior undertake a perilious journey through time in a desperate attempt to stop the destruction of the world by the mad dictator Madog Branzillo. They are not alone in their quest. Charles Wallace's... more » sister, Meg, grown and expecting her first child- but still ablr to enter her brother's thoughts by "kything" - goes with him in spirit. So does Mrs. O'Keefe, Meg's surly and unmempt mother in law, who provides Charles Wallace with a cryptic rune and who seems to have a fateful link with Branzillo. Before he can solve the mystery of this link, Charles Wallacw must face the ultimate test of his faith and will as he is sent within four people from another time, there to search for a way to avert the tragedy threatening them all.« less
I wasn't too fond of this book. I was excited to see Charles Wallace as the main focus at first, but there was a lack of character development in comparison to the previous two books, which didn't sit well with me. I did like how the time travelling was executed.