The Menace of Space single work   short story   humour  
Issue Details: First known date: 1922... 1922 The Menace of Space
AustLit is a subscription service. The content and services available here are limited because you have not been recognised as a subscriber. Find out how to gain full access to AustLit

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

While drinking at their club, a group of gentlemen take part in a speculative conversation about other life forms. Discussing notions of time and space in relation to the existence of extinct civilisations, Dr Ptolemy Posa informs his companions of the Duodims who inhabited a two-dimensional 'surface world': '"The Duodims," said Posa, "are like the Dodo - they are extinct; but they existed, I know they existed. They inhabited Plateterre, which has followed Atlantis and Lemuria into nothingness."'


  • Sketch

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Home vol. 3 no. 2 (Winter) 1 June Kathleen Stenning (illustrator), 1922 Z1595971 1922 periodical issue 1922 pg. 93-94
Last amended 8 Jul 2009 19:07:19
    Powered by Trove