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Flatland

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott (Seeley & Co., 1884) audiobook read by James Langton (Tantor, 2009) A mercifully short ‘mathematical’ SF novel in which a square, learning of the hitherto unknown third dimension, narrates the workings of his own two-dimensional world. Flatland is readable as a (late 19th Century) social satire, but the story has…