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A Swiftly Tilting Planet, follows the adventures of Charles Wallace Murry and a unicorn named Gaudior on a dangerous journey through time and space as they attempt to solve the puzzle that will avert nuclear war. Charles Wallace's sister, Meg, now married to Calvin O'Keefe and carrying his child, helps her brother by sending him information through a form of telepathy that L'Engle calls "kything." Together, Charles Wallace and Meg work to solve the mysterious identity of the crazed Latin American dictator, "Mad Dog" Branzillo.

If they fail, he will initiate a nuclear war and bring an end to life on Earth. The Murry children have only twenty-four hours to solve the riddle. The puzzle is finally solved by Mrs. Murry, who, in previous books in the series, was portrayed as an exhausted housewife, made old before her time by too many children and too much work.

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