Flatland: A Romance Of Many Dimensions

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Large Format for easy reading. Hugely influential work in which the author attempts popularise the notion of multidimensional geometry, but the book is also a clever satire on the social, moral, and religious values of the late 19th Centrury.
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Large Format for easy reading. Hugely influential work in which the author attempts popularise the notion of multidimensional geometry, but the book is also a clever satire on the social, moral, and religious values of the late 19th Centrury.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781483948720
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publication date: 3/24/2013
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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  • Posted August 4, 2011

    Smart book

    Great story...really gets one thinking about multidimensional possibilities. Ian Stewart's annotated version is nice. He explains mathemarical concepts as well as Victorian-era cultural influences. E.A. Abbott's perspective writing is insightful and ammazing!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2012

    Good free edition

    If you've not read this introduction to dimensional geometry and satire of Victorian society, it's worth a read. It's only 80 pages, so it can read in a couple sittings.

    This free edition has almost no errors, which is quite rare in these scanned titles. If you're looking for a free edition, this one should suit.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    The book would not load. I guess you get what you pay for. :s I'

    The book would not load. I guess you get what you pay for. :s I'll be trying another version. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 28, 2012

    Um

    Is this a ROMANCE romance (guys and gals getting very close), or just a romance (kisses and hugs in full clothing)?

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 12, 2012

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    Flatland and what I thought about it.

    Flatland was a very interesting book. The world is completely different from the world we have today. For one in this book the people are shapes. In our world we have humans. Another huge difference is in the world of FLatland the miltary is nothing to them but in this world our miltary is everything to us. If we didn't have a miltary we wouldn't have half of the things we have today. The main difference to me being that I am a female is women in this book are treated like they are not important. They have separate doors away from the men's doors. In this world there are still some sexist people but it is still better than how the women in FLatland get treated. Although I disagree with some of the things in this book overall this book is good and I would recommend it to people and I would also like them to comment to see if they share the same feelings I have or if they have the complete opposite reaction from what I have.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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