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Re: You Think
Posted By: Wolfspirit, on host
Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2000, at 10:45:38
In Reply To: Re: You Think posted by BurgerKing on Monday, July 10, 2000, at 07:47:59:

> > > There was that Madeleine L'Engle book the title of which I don't recall where mitochondria were sentient.
> >
> > The book was either "A Wrinkle in Time" or "A Wind in the Door", more likely the latter I think. I had both of these, plus "A Swiftly Tilting Planet" (which was the third book about the same characters) when I was a kid and they were really great.
> >
> > Brunnen-"just can't remember which title went with which plot"G
> I'm pretty sure it was "A Wind in the Door". I read and loved the books, as well. There's also another book, "Many Waters", that goes along with the other three, though it focuses on relatively minor characters from the other novels.
> Burger"The worlds of mitochondria, inhabited by farandolae? Definately books to widen a young mind."King

Alright... This has been the fifth mention of "A Wind in the Door" on the Message Forum, so I'm just going to have to go and GET this book! Since mitochondria are indeed an alien species biologically, I'm curious to see exactly which of their real-world aspects did L'Engle adapt to fit as fictional characteristics.

Wolf "Dave just finished Potter 1; onwards to Book 2" spirit

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