A Wrinkle in Time Essay. Madeleine L'Engle a French author uses a creative mixture of science and fairy tale magic for building the story line in her book A Wrinkle in Time. From beginning to end Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin go through adventure after adventure bursting with animated fairy-tale characteristics. 1 500 words. A Wrinkle in Time Novel. Madeleine L’Engle’s novel A Wrinkle.