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"The World Is Broad and Wide": Review of The Annotated Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, by Edwin A. Abbott. Reviewed by Peter Renz. Scientific American, April 2002.

The book, and especially the introduction and notes by Ian Stewart, are highly praised, as indicated by the review's subtitle, "A modern mathematician annotates a classic and gives it yet another dimension."

--- Annette Emerson

American Mathematical Society