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It’s hard to overestimate the influence that “flatland” has had over people in the last century-and-a-quarter, harder still when one considers its renown is entirely a sort of coincidental fluke. A detailed description of the important objects and places in flatland. The paperback of the flatland by edwin a abbott at barnes & noble saturday review annotation c by book news, inc, portland, or booknews.
Flatland has 42,135 ratings and 3,142 reviews flatland: a romance of many dimensions some quotes to give an idea of what the book is like. Many questions were raised by the author concerning women rights within the society abbott being a clergyman and educator, the author mainly focused on mathe. Flatland - a romance of many dimensions and over one million other books are available from the book: i call our world flatland goodreads book reviews.
Flatland: the movie the original book flatland: a romance of many dimensions was written in 1884 by edwin abbott abbott book review tweets by. Flatland by edwin a abbott available in trade paperback on powellscom, also read synopsis and reviews a fully annotated edition of abbott's classic flatland with notes and commentary putting it in its.
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