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

Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions

Edwin A. Abbott

fiction classics dystopian mathematics science fiction challenging funny informative lighthearted medium-paced

96 pages | first published 1884

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This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (183...
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Moods

informative 63%
reflective 46%
challenging 40%
funny 33%
lighthearted 27%
adventurous 16%
inspiring 13%
mysterious 10%
dark 5%
relaxing 2%

Pace

slow 41%
medium 37%
fast 21%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 52% | N/A: 17% | A mix: 15% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

No: 51% | It's complicated: 20% | Yes: 19% | N/A: 8%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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