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Flatland : a romance of many dimensions

Author: Edwin Abbott Abbott; James Langton
Publisher: [Old Saybrook] : Tantor Media, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : MP3 : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story is about a two-dimensional world referred to as Flatland. All existence is limited to length and breadth in Flatland, its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. The amiable narrator, A Square, provides an overview of this fantastic world---its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs, and religious beliefs. But when a strange visitor mysteriously appears and transports the incredulous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)496838873
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Abbott Abbott; James Langton
ISBN: 9781400195480 1400195489
OCLC Number: 621275319
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 3:29:40.
Performer(s): Read by James Langton.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 50228 KB; MP3 file size: 98448 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Edwin Abbott.

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The story is about a two-dimensional world referred to as Flatland. All existence is limited to length and breadth in Flatland, its inhabitants unable even to imagine a third dimension. The amiable narrator, A Square, provides an overview of this fantastic world---its physics and metaphysics, its history, customs, and religious beliefs. But when a strange visitor mysteriously appears and transports the incredulous Flatlander to Spaceland, a land of three dimensions, his worldview is forever shattered.

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