Flatland

Written under the pseudonym "a square"[1], 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."[2] As such, the novella is still popular amongst mathematics, physics and computer science students.

Genre
Fiction
Topics
mathematics, patterns, philosophy, satire
Publisher
Dover
Author
Edwin Abbott Abbott
Format
Paperback
ISBN
048627263X (find on Amazon)

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