Madeleine L'Engle is one of the Twentieth Century America's most prolific and respected Storytellers. Her dozens of timeless tales and journals, enjoyed by young and old alike, span over half a century of writing.
A Swiftly Tilting Planet is the third in a tetralogy by this author. After reading A Wrinkle in Time or A Wind in the Door, I am certain that you are left with a taste for more of her writings of the science fiction fantasy genre. If you have not read any of her works, you are now in for a rare treat.
Can one person alter the course of history? Let us continue our explorations and see where the journey will lead us.
In this fateful hour
All Heaven with its power
The sun with its brightness
The snow with its whiteness
The fire with all the strength it hath
The lightning with its rapid wrath
The winds with their swiftness
The sea with its deepness
The rocks with their steepness
The earth with its starkness
All these I place
By God's almighty help and grace
Between myself and the powers of darkness