Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
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).
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LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - KimMarie1 - LibraryThing
Absolutely brilliant - a true masterpiece. The premise is so simple - just the basics of elementary school mathematics. Abbott makes characters out of basic shapes with such diversity and far reaching social commentaries that are as relevant today as it was in the time in which he wrote it. Ler crítica na íntegra
LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - Paulagraph - LibraryThing
An amusing and petite (82 pp)mathematical fantasy written over a century ago, Flatland proves to be a gentle social satire a la Gulliver's Travels that doesn't quite manage to rise above the sexism ... Ler crítica na íntegra