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Avis d'utilisateur  - akblanchard - LibraryThing

A prolix quadrilateral named A. Square explains how things are done in Flatland, a two dimensional space where one's role in society is determined by the number of sides one has. Isosceles triangles ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - nx74defiant - LibraryThing

A two-dimensional being records his journeys throughout various dimensions. Given his experience with the line I would have thought he would be more open to the possibility of a 3rd dimension. Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - m.belljackson - LibraryThing

Incredible premise of actual life in two dimensions. It would be good to have the mathematical skills to totally comprehend the entire document. For those of us with somewhat lesser statistical brains than Stephen Hawking, it does get very boring. A kid's edition would be welcome! Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - JonArnold - LibraryThing

Science-fiction is a much abused term; it’s come to mean almost anything with spaceships, lasers and slavering green blob monsters invading other planets. Or, really, any novel set more than five ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Leticia.Toraci - LibraryThing

This is a very original book, where you will think in geometric figures at every line. It also sounds quite modern even if it was written in 1884. Its satirical tone makes it a priceless reading jewel and I would certainly recommend it. Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

In Flatland, Edwin A. Abbot uses fiction to provide a unique understanding of dimensions. Rather than start with a three-dimensional subject and descend "downward," he starts in the "middle," with a ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Chris_El - LibraryThing

One of the most important book I've ever read. It was written a long time ago but still remains one of the best mind stretching ways to open you mind up to understanding the dimensionality of reality ... Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - vipulmathur - LibraryThing

A book that will challenge you to think about dimensions in a simple and surprising way. Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Don't remember much except that the parable of human foibles was more important than the math, but the math was interesting. Consulter l'avis complet

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Avis d'utilisateur  - lee-mervin - LibraryThing

A wonderful mixture of science fiction and satire Consulter l'avis complet


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