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This is one of the very few books that I have read over three times.
Just as Abbott takes the reader through the two-dimensional square's travails in comprehending a third dimension, so the reader is challenged to imagine a fourth.
Even though this was written around 1880 it still is one of the most creative science fiction books I have read.
The struggle of explaining concept, that is out of direct experience, yet manifests itself
Recommend as easy read and thought provoking
Such an original work that pulls the reader in many different directions but brings you back to the main idea, that everything we know is only based on the knowledge of the world... Read morePublished 15 days ago by Jess
Was introduced to Flatland by our 10th grade Math teacher - and can't wait to read it again. An extremely novel perspective. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Jan Maier
What a cool book, what an incredible imagination Abbott had. I expected it to be corny or cheesy but it wasn't, it was really deep. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Gets Around
30 years ago a project manager that I worked with recommended this book to improve my ability to abstract about the world. It was worth reading... Thanks Tony D.Published 1 month ago by Parzival