Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Google eBook)
Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction -- charmingly illustrated by author -- describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions -- a revolutionary idea for which he is banished from Spaceland.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KimMarie1 - LibraryThing
Absolutely brilliant - a true masterpiece. The premise is so simple - just the basics of elementary school mathematics. Abbott makes characters out of basic shapes with such diversity and far reaching social commentaries that are as relevant today as it was in the time in which he wrote it. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
An amusing and petite (82 pp)mathematical fantasy written over a century ago, Flatland proves to be a gentle social satire a la Gulliver's Travels that doesn't quite manage to rise above the sexism ... Read full review