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4.0 out of 5 stars 4D Adventure
Rucker's fun novel about Joe Cube's encounters with four-dimensional space and the creatures who live there is full of sardonic humour and mathematical play. Nor does he neglect the fundamentals: there's a zippy adventure plot (with the fate of our 3D universe at stake) and fully realised, believable main characters. Recommended.
Published on 29 Mar 2004 by P. Western

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2.0 out of 5 stars disappointing
I read spaceland having just read flatland.

I was expecting to find a popular physics book with a story acting as a tool for explaining complex ideas. Instead I found mainly a vacuous story steeped in cliche with the odd bit of physics thrown in.

I was hoping that this book might help me imagine the 4th dimension, but I found that it didn't give...
Published on 7 Sep 2009 by E. A. Sykes


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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 4D Adventure, 29 Mar 2004
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Rucker's fun novel about Joe Cube's encounters with four-dimensional space and the creatures who live there is full of sardonic humour and mathematical play. Nor does he neglect the fundamentals: there's a zippy adventure plot (with the fate of our 3D universe at stake) and fully realised, believable main characters. Recommended.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars disappointing, 7 Sep 2009
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E. A. Sykes (London, UK) - See all my reviews
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I read spaceland having just read flatland.

I was expecting to find a popular physics book with a story acting as a tool for explaining complex ideas. Instead I found mainly a vacuous story steeped in cliche with the odd bit of physics thrown in.

I was hoping that this book might help me imagine the 4th dimension, but I found that it didn't give anything more than Flatland.
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