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This masterpiece of science and mathematical fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers forthanyears The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A Abbott , it describes the journeys of A Square, a mathematician and resident of the two dimensional Flatland, where women thin, straight lines are the lowliest of shapes, and where men may have any number of sides, depending on their social statusThrough strange occurrences that bring him into contact with a host of geometric forms, Square has adventures in Spaceland three dimensions , Lineland one dimension and Pointland no dimensions and ultimately entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensionsa revolutionary idea for which he is returned to his two dimensional world Charmingly illustrated by the author, Flatland is not only fascinating reading, it is still a first rate fictional introduction to the concept of the multiple dimensions of space Instructive, entertaining, and stimulating to the imagination Mathematics Teacher

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