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The Annotated Flatland

(2008)
A Romance of Many Dimensions
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Flatland is a unique, delightful satire that has charmed readers for over a century. Published in 1884 by the English clergyman and headmaster Edwin A. Abbott, it is the fanciful tale of A. Square, a two-dimensional being who is whisked away by a mysterious visitor to The Land of Three Dimensions, an experience that forever alters his worldview.

Like the original, Ian Stewart's commentary takes readers on a strange and wonderful journey. With clarity and wit, Stewart illuminates Abbott's numerous Victorian references and touches on such diverse topics as ancient Babylon, Karl Marx, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Mt. Everest, H.G. Wells, and phrenology. The Annotated Flatland makes fascinating connections between Flatland and Abbott's era, resulting in a classic to rival Abbott's own, and a book that will inspire and delight curious readers for generations to come.



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Title: The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Author(s): Ian Stewart
ISBN: 0-465-01123-3 / 978-0-465-01123-0 (USA edition)
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Title: The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
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Title: The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions
Author(s): Ian Stewart
Publisher: Basic Books
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