Changing words (was Re: Checking in)

Roger Burton West roger at
Tue Feb 3 18:39:57 EST 2004

On Wed, Feb 04, 2004 at 09:25:00AM +1000, Emma Comerford wrote:

>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...

My copy (1978 printing of the 1968 Puffin paperback, i.e. a British
edition) begins "It was a dark and stormy night in a small village in
the United States".

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