By Robert A. Heinlein
And He outfitted a Crooked House—"" is a technological know-how fiction brief tale by means of Robert A. Heinlein first released in astonishing technology Fiction in February 1941. It was once reprinted within the anthology Fantasia Mathematica (Clifton Fadiman, ed.) in 1958 and within the Heinlein assortment The disagreeable career of Jonathan Hoag in 1959. the tale is ready a mathematically susceptible architect named Quintus Teal who has what he thinks is an excellent proposal to save lots of on genuine property charges via construction a home formed just like the spread out web of a tesseract. The name is a paraphrase of the nursery rhyme "There used to be a Crooked Man".
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