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Flatland / Sphereland (1993) [Collection]
by Edwin A. Abbott Dionys Burger Rating: Weighted - 6.8 / Average - 6.5 of 10 (2 votes) (Rate!)
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A humorous examination with serious overtones of the concepts of space, time, and dimension.


  • Limitations by Isaac Asimov
  • Part I This World
    • Of the Nature of Flatland
    • Of the Climate and Houses in Flatland
    • Concerning the Inhabitants of Flatland
    • Concerning the Women
    • Of our Methods of Recognizing One Another
    • Of Recognition by Sight
    • Concerning Irregular Figures
    • Of the Ancient Practice of Painting
    • Of the Universal Colour Bill
    • Of the Suppression of the Chromatic Sedition
    • Concerning Our Priests
    • Of the Doctrine of Our Priests
  • Part II Other Worlds
    • How I Had a Vision of Lineland
    • How I Vainly Tried to Explain the Nature of Flatland
    • Concerning a Stranger from Spaceland
    • How the Stranger Vainly Endeavoured to Reveal to Me in Words the Mysteries of Spaceland
    • How the Sphere, Having in Vain Tried Words, Resorted to Deeds
    • How I Came to Spaceland, and What I Saw There
    • How, Though the Sphere Shewed Me Other Mysteries of Spaceland, I Still Desired More; and What Came of It
    • How the Sphere Encouraged Me in a Vision
    • How I Tried to Teach the Theory of Three Dimensions to My Grandson, and with What Success
    • How I Then Tried to Diffuse the Theory of Three Dimensions by Other Means, and of the Result

Original title: Flatland / Sphereland
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionScience FictionHumorous, Parody and Comedy

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  • This is two novels bundled together. The cover shown is Flatland by Edwin A. Abbot. The reader flips the book over to read the other side, which is Sphereland by Dionys Burger.

Edition #1: Flatland / Sphereland

Flatland / Sphereland (1993)
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Language: English

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Flatland / Sphereland (1993)

ISBN: 0062732765

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