The Invisible Man
Publish date: March 1st 1991
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, British Literature
, 19th Century
I was going to open by saying that this was a lot darker than some of Wells' other books that I have read, but when I consider The Time Machine and War of the Worlds I somehow feel that it was a part of his style. Despite that, I do actually consider that this book is somewhat darker and in a way fe...
“A method by which it would be possible, without changing any other property of matter—except, in some instances colours—to lower the refractive index of a substance, solid or liquid, to that of air—so far as all practical purposes are concerned.”“You make the glass invisible by putting it into a li...
A scientist invents a invisibility drug and slowly goes mad. Chaos ensues!I read this as part of a colossal Invisible Man group read. We're all familiar with the basics of the tale. For a story written before R'lyeh sank beneath the waves, it was surprisingly readable.So a scientist named Griffin in...
This is a buddy read with the following people:Jeff, Stepheny, Anne, Tadiana, Dan 2.0, Jess, Delee, Dan, Alissa, Steve, Will, Christopher, Licha, Miriam, Jenna, Auntie J, Ginger, and Carmen. Please let me know if I missed anybody. A mysterious man came to an inn of a quiet and quite backward Sussex ...
This story is tragic. Somehow, I can relate to Griffin: He just has a dream, to make an formula for invisibility. He wants to publish his works but afraid it's going to be stolen. He's all there, alone with no one, against the whole word, and finally beaten to death by a crowd. I feel sad reading th...
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