The Crosswicks Journals: A Circle of Quiet, The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, The Irrational Season, and Two-Part Invention by Madeleine L'Engle

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The Crosswicks Journals: A Circle of Quiet, The Summer of the Great-Grandmother, The Irrational Season, and Two-Part Invention

'Praise for A Circle of Quiet “Fans will enjoy meeting the people, the cultural passions, the real-life situations that are transformed into loving husbands, large happy families, artistic adolescents, prescient children, and illuminating vignettes in L’Engle’s books.” —The New York Times Book Review

   “My favorite of all Madeleine L’Engle’s books. Lovely, charming, a book to cherish. I know it will give great consolation to ordinary people who sometimes wonder why they bother to get out of bed in the morning.” —Jean Kerr   “[L’Engle provides] ‘glimpses on the other side of intellect’—of love, creativity, awareness, joy, compassion.” —Kirkus Reviews

   “All kinds of truth.” —Kwame Alexander
  Praise for The Summer of the Great-Grandmother “Anyone who has dealt with, or will soon deal with, the death of a parent will find some solace, understanding, and companionship in this perceptive book, which is, in the end, more about living than about dying.” —The Washington Post  Praise for The Irrational Season “It’s hard to imagine readers failing to get a spiritual lift from The Irrational Season. . . . The book is especially valuable, for it’s an exploration of L’Engle’s life as a professional woman, wife, mother, and grandmother.” —Publishers Weekly  Praise for Two-Part Invention “L’Engle’s chronicle is filled with a sense of adventure of life, as well as with an awareness of the terrible surprises that lie in wait for all of us. . . . [A work] by turns joyous and melancholy, painful and touching.” —Diane Cole, USA Today

   “A touching, vivid chronicle.” —Michael Dorris, Chicago Tribune  '
'Praise for A Circle of Quiet “Fans will enjoy meeting the people, the cultural passions, the real-life situations that are transformed into loving husbands, large happy families, artistic adolescents, prescient children, and illuminating vignettes in L’Engle’s books.” —The New York Times Book Review

   “My favorite of all Madeleine L’Engle’s books. Lovely, charming, a book to cherish. I know it will give great consolation to ordinary people who sometimes wonder why they bother to get out of bed in the morning.” —Jean Kerr   “[L’Engle provides] ‘glimpses on the other side of intellect’—of love, creativity, awareness, joy, compassion.” —Kirkus Reviews

   “All kinds of truth.” —Kwame Alexander
  Praise for The Summer of the Great-Grandmother “Anyone who has dealt with, or will soon deal with, the death of a parent will find some solace, understanding, and companionship in this perceptive book, which is, in the end, more about living than about dying.” —The Washington Post  Praise for The Irrational Season “It’s hard to imagine readers failing to get a spiritual lift from The Irrational Season. . . . The book is especially valuable, for it’s an exploration of L’Engle’s life as a professional woman, wife, mother, and grandmother.” —Publishers Weekly  Praise for Two-Part Invention “L’Engle’s chronicle is filled with a sense of adventure of life, as well as with an awareness of the terrible surprises that lie in wait for all of us. . . . [A work] by turns joyous and melancholy, painful and touching.” —Diane Cole, USA Today

   “A touching, vivid chronicle.” —Michael Dorris, Chicago Tribune  '
Publisher: Open Road Media ISBN: 9781504046220 Pages: 1144