Edwin A. Abbott 1838—1926

Edwin A. Abbott

Edwin Abbott Abbott, English schoolmaster and theologian, is best known as the author of the mathematical satire and religious allegory Flatland. After he retired in 1889 he devoted himself to literary and theological pursuits. Dr. Abbott’s liberal inclinations in theology were prominent both in his educational views and in his books. (source: Wikipedia)

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Flatland (1884)

How would a creature limited to two dimensions be able to grasp the possibility of a third? Edwin A. Abbott’s droll and delightful “romance of many dime...read more »


Onesimus (1882)

This historical novel is told from the point of view of first-century Christian Onesimus, a slave mentioned in the book of Philemon. Enter the mind of o...read more »