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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.
I have known about this book for years because it has been mentioned in other books or articles that I read. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Bob Jackson
Imagine beings living out their existences in a two-dimensional world, unable to conceive of a third dimension. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Dan Gilles
The book itself is excellent, but the introduction is what really makes this copy special. I would have missed some of the book's nuances and satire without Jann's intro.Published 12 days ago by MCW
I first read this during my college years, and when i saw it available as a free offering I wanted to revisit this extraordinary land: Flatland. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jerriann Law
A challenge to read, not exciting nor romantic nor educational by any means ..... simply weird too much for a relaxing
After some recent glowing reviews from friends and acquaintances, I was a bit disappointed by the ending to this story, No spoilers but I found it a bit underwhelming.Published 27 days ago by GLENN PROVEN
Excellent edition with good modern introduction. Worthy of Oxford Univ. Press.Published 1 month ago by PhotoGuy
I just couldn't take all the misogyny in this book. I know it's dated but even so it was too much for me.Published 1 month ago by Laura