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Two-Part Invention by Madeleine L’Engle

This is the fourth and final of L’Engle’s Crosswick Journals. I skipped the third one (The Irrational Season) because it focuses on L’Engle’s relationship to Christianity, and I’m just not interested in that topic, even if it is L’Engle writing.

Published: 1988

Genre: nonfiction memoir

Length: 232 pages

Setting: Crosswicks in 1987, NYC in the 1960s Continue reading


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A Circle of Quiet by Madeleine L’Engle

Published: 1972

Genre: nonfiction memoir

Length: 246 pages

Setting: mostly Crosswicks, Connecticut, before the 70s

Interest: I saw the book reviewed by The Modern Mrs. Darcy in a post about memoirs. I loved L’Engle’s books as a child and the post reminded me I haven’t read much of her adult fiction, and I didn’t even know she had nonfiction books out there. Continue reading


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