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Top 10 Most Underrated Science Fiction Authors

Edwin Abbott Abbott

His oddly redundant name aside, Edwin Abbott Abbott is the coolest comeback kid you've never heard of. In 1884, Abbott published Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, a richly complex social satire about a two-dimensional civilization. The narrator is a lovable 2D square whose world is turned upside down (literally) by a visit from a 3D alien. Flatland was a little too ahead of its time for Victorian society, but Abbot's book gained a cult following about a half-century after his death. The book now has a devoted fan base (including the late, great Carl Sagan) but is remains a very underrated scifi classic.

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