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  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    Flatland is about a two-dimensional world in which geometric shapes are the main characters. The Square is the narrator of the book and he tells of his world and his fantastic contact with the three dimensional world. Mildly amusing and thought provoking, more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin Abbott

    Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.00

    The beloved science fiction classic In Flatland, the more sides a man has, the more powerful he is. Triangles are laborers and soldiers. Squares and pentagons are middle-class doctors and lawyers. Hexagons are nobility. Women, however, are straight lines, incapable of advancement in a two-dimensional world. Everything in Flatland is clear-cut... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99

    Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction — charmingly illustrated by the author — describes the adventures of A. Square, a resident of Flatland, in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension), and Pointland (no dimensions). more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    Orion 2015; US$ 0.99

    Flatland follows the journeys of A. Square, a mathematician and resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, where women - thin, straight lines - are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social status. Through strange occurrences that bring him into contact with a host of geometric forms, Square has... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    Xist Publishing 2015; US$ 1.99

    An Early Science Fiction Novel that is still Educational and Enjoyable “Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their places, move freely about, on or in the surface, but without the power of rising above or sinking below it, very much like... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99

    As a satire, Flatland offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions; in a foreword to one of the many publications of the novella, noted science writer Isaac Asimov described Flatland as "The best introduction one can find into the manner... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    As a satire, 'Flatland' offered pointed observations on the social hierarchy of Victorian culture. However, the novella's more enduring contribution is its examination of dimensions: Noted science writer Isaac Asimov described 'Flatland' as "The best introduction one can find into the manner of perceiving dimensions." As such, the novella is still... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott; Alan Lightman

    Penguin Publishing Group 1998; US$ 12.00

    A 'romance of many dimensions' that has fascinated generations of readers with its clever blend of social satire and mathematical theory, the Penguin Classics edition of Edwin A. Abbott's Flatland introduction by Alan Lightman. A work that continues to pose provocative questions about perception and reality, Flatland is a brilliant parody of Victorian... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin Abbott Abbott

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.44

    Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions , though written in 1884, is still considered useful in thinking about multiple dimensions. It is also seen as a satirical depiction of Victorian society and its hierarchies. A square, who is a resident of the two-dimensional Flatland, dreams of the one-dimensional Lineland. He attempts to convince the monarch... more...

  • Flatlandby Edwin A. Abbott; Rosemary Jann

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 5.99

    How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third? In Flatland, A Square's linear world is invaded by a Sphere bringing the gospel of the third dimension. Part geometry lesson, part social satire, the novel enlarges readers' imaginations beyond the limits of our 'respective dimensional prejudices'. more...