Review: Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

This is a short book that crams a lot in. It’s about how we can never be sure we know what we know (and has a chunk of feminism and class criticism thrown in for good measure).

It can be tricky reading (it was written in 1884), but you’re guided through everything by a ball. No really, look:

flatland-diagram

Anyway, lots to love about this, not least the illustrations all the way through:

flatland-diagram-2

Recommended.

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