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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.
considering that the book was written in 1889, it does hold up. it's fun because of the bizarre descriptions of living in one or two dimensions, but it never makes a good case for... Read morePublished 16 hours ago by Grey Wolffe
I have known about this book for years because it has been mentioned in other books or articles that I read. Read morePublished 11 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 12 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 13 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 19 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 28 days ago by GLENN PROVEN
Excellent edition with good modern introduction. Worthy of Oxford Univ. Press.Published 1 month ago by PhotoGuy