Books & Comics

#DailyBookQuote 09Apr14 : Norton Juster’s The Dot and the Line : A Romance in Lower Mathematics

#DailyBookQuote : 9th April 2014

Norton Juster

–          Norton Juster (June 02, 1929)

–          The Dot and the Line : A Romance in Lower Mathematics

Once upon a time there was a sensible straight line who was hopelessly in love with a beautiful dot. But the dot, though perfect in every way, only had eyes for a wild and unkempt squiggle. All of the line’s romantic dreams were in vain, until he discovered – angles! Now, with newfound self-expression, he can be anything he wants to be – a square, a triangle, a parallelogram.. And that’s just the beginning! First published in 1963 and made into an Academy Award-winning animated short film, this is a supremely witty love story with a twist that reveals profound truths about relationships – both human and mathematical – sure to tickle lovers of all ages.

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