Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Kessinger Publishing, 2010 - 64 pages
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - adam.currey - www.librarything.com
I suspect it's an effect of this book having been written in the 1880's with language having changed quite a bit in the intervening time, but I found this book completely impenetrable - I only made it ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
Flatland is a clever book. It may be about two dimensions, but it works on more than one. Like a lot of the best science fiction, it allows us to imagine a world unlike ours while telling us something ... Read full review