Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
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Opening Lines (Experimental)
I call our world Flatland, not because we call it so, but to make its nature clearer to you, my happy readers, who are privileged to live in Space.
Imagine a vast sheet of paper on which straight Lines, Triangles, Squares, Pentagons, Hexagons, and other figures, instead of remaining fixed in their ...
Reviewed by jrobtaylor on Dec 8, 2009
A unique perspective on, um, perspective
You know how a good book makes you think, right? And a great book makes you think hard? Well, Flatland makes your brain hurt . . . and that's a good thing!
Reviewed by D.Julian on Jan 25, 2010
I read it because a friend recommended it. It's all right, but it reads like an extended sermon illustration. People have difficulty communicating because of the differences in their backgrounds, environments, expectations, etc. I imagine it would be more fun if it was written with more skill.
Reviewed by mathew.vijay on Jan 11, 2010
The best explanation of dimensions
A simple and imaginative explanation of dimensions.
Reviewed by fwtagge on Feb 13, 2009
I had heard good things about Flatland, but just really couldn't find much in it to make me want to continue the read. I did finish, but mostly because I'm stubborn.
Reviewed by erginflergin on Sep 23, 2008
I pretty much hated this book and tried to forceread it. Not my thing.
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Ratings for 'Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions' by Abbott, Edwin