Flatland: A Romance Of Many Dimensions
There being no sun nor other heavenly bodies, it is impossible for us to determine the North in the usual way; but we have a method of our own. By a Law of Nature with us, there is a constant attraction to the South; and, although in temperate climates this is very slight -- so that even a Woman in reasonable health can journey several furlongs northward without much difficulty.
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Review: Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsUser Review - Shanna-Mae Slight - Goodreads
As a mathematical essay and a theory of the supernatural, it is brilliant, but readers (espcially those reading it with young women) must be forewarned that it is very derogatory towards women. The ... Read full review
Review: Flatland: A Romance of Many DimensionsUser Review - DaveA - Goodreads
I read this in high school and remembered it as a great book. Now, I want my son to read it and I want to discuss it in depth with him, so I reread it. One of the classic books of all time. There is a short movie based on this book that I want to see again too. I recall thinking it was also great. Read full review