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"A Mathematical Play in Five Dialogs". Once again, we are treated to the
Flatland notion of twodimensional creatures
pondering a "hypothetical" three dimensional existence. Many of the usual
concerns are here ("How can we protect ourselves if a three dimensional
creature could simply reach into our homes and take things without even
disturbing the four walls?") but there is a good deal more mathematical
sophistication than in most.
This work of Mathematical Fiction was published in the quarterly Yeshiva University journal Scripta Mathematica in the 1947 Volume XIII. Thanks to Sandro Caparrini (Torino, Italy) for pointing it out to me.

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May 2016: I am experimenting with a new feature which will print a picture of the cover and a link to the Amazon.com page for a work of mathematical fiction when it is available. I hope you find this useful and convenient. In any case, please write to let me know if it is because I would be happy to either get rid of it or improve it if that would be better for you. Thanks! Alex
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