Changing words (was Re: Checking in)

Emma Comerford emmaco at
Tue Feb 3 18:25:00 EST 2004

Quoting "Ian W. Riddell" <iwriddell at>:

> Has anyone heard of an instance where an *American* book was changed  
> for the British/Australian/New Zealand/Canada/English-speaking country  
> of your choice market?
> widdy

Not completely sure, but think I read that the first line of L'engle's "Wrinkle in Time" was 
changed from "It was a dark and stormy night" (at work so can't check) to "It was a dark and 
stormy night in a small American town". That's a weird change in my opinion...

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