This book was written by schoolteacher and theologian Edwin Abbot in 1884.  Flatland is a weird little mathematical science fiction story about some creatures that live in a two dimensional world, and one of them encounters a three dimensional being that seems to exhibit supernatural abilities.

In addition to demonstrating the perception of dimensions, there’s also some social commentary about class and birthright. Definitely a lot gets accomplished in very few pages here.


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1 Response to Flatland

  1. josh.f13 says:

    Nice addition. I've never read it myself, but have read enough Michio Kaku. He's referenced this book quite a bit in his discussions on dimensions and multi-verses.

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