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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

By Abbott, Edwin Abbott

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Title: Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions  
Author: Abbott, Edwin Abbott
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Fiction, Science fiction
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
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Publication Date:
1884
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions is an 1884 science fiction novella by the English schoolmaster Edwin Abbott Abbott. 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 of perceiving dimensions. As such, the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics and computer science students.

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Fiction, Science fiction, Satire

 

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