A Ring of Endless Light

A Ring of Endless Light

Book - 1980
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During the summer her grandfather is dying of leukemia and death seems all around, 15-year-old Vicky finds comfort with the pod of dolphins with which she has been doing research.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, c1980
ISBN: 9780440972327
0440972329
9780374362997
0374362998
9780312379353
Characteristics: 324 p. ; 22 cm

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Emberfeather
Aug 25, 2017

Every feeling that Vicky has through out the book I have experienced (not literally in the same form) and is relatable. You never feel like it's dragging on and on, however at times the writing feels a little rushed. I found myself yelling at Vicky sometimes which I assume is a good thing.
However you can get a little too caught into the book and forget to mark the time. So therefore, this book is good if you have enough time on your hands and also enough time to yawn and stretch afterwards.

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oboechica88
Dec 06, 2013

There is something so pure and magical about how Madeline L'engle combines science and religion and poetry into her writing. I have been through every stage of life Vicky goes through in this book. No matter what age you are, there is at least one major point of this story that you will relate to. And I know every time I pick this book up I will discover something new that means everything to me, something I may not have picked up yet because I haven't experienced yet. There is something uniquely special about a book that not only have you loved since you were little, but that grows with you as you grow. So much of the book just...IT'S EXACTLY HOW I FEEL. It captures exactly how I felt the first time I read it, and it captures how I feel in the decade that has passed since that first reading. For the full review, head to my blog at OboeChica Books (so long and thanks for all the fish).

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ponyrider12
Apr 03, 2013

This is a great book. Once you start it you don't want to put it down!

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ponyrider12
Mar 19, 2013

ponyrider12 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

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ponyrider12
Apr 03, 2013

Then I saw a Ring of Pure and Endless Light.... He'd abandoned me. I should've known it....

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