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The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man
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Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions... show more
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title—offering clear, accurate, and readable text. All editions are complete and unabridged, and feature Introductions and Afterwords.This edition of The Invisible Man includes a Foreword, Biographical Note, and Afterword by Gregory Benford.It began with a quiet country inn--and a mysterious stranger, his features masked by gloves, dark glasses, and bandages that completely covered his head. Then came weird noises, the disembodied ravings, the phantom robberies, the haunted furniture...The violence...The rampages...The killing.An obscure scientist named Griffin had found a way to turn skin, flesh, blood and bones invisible--and tried the formula on himself. He could go anywhere; spy; steal; menace anyone. The Invisible Man had only two problems.He couldn't turn visible again.And he had gone quite murderously insane.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780812504675 (0812504674)
Publisher: Aerie
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.5 The Invisible Man / H.G. Wells
This masterpiece of science fiction is the fascinating story of Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible, and his descent into madness that follows. I read this book to fill the Classic Horror square of my 2018 Halloween Bingo card.I remember owning the Classics Illustr...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
3.0 Not as great a state as you'd think
Classic cautionary tale of what genius without morals can bring about. I found interesting that the same disregard for consequences or others was Griffin's doom itself, going beyond the whole typical "evil does not pay", because it tied to an inability to think long term, see down-sides, and plan. H...
mollysmommyreads
mollysmommyreads rated it
2.0 The Invisible Man
Not as interesting as I expected it to be but another "classic" checked off the list.
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Invisible Man
Universal Studios and Claude Rains' 'Invisible Man' will always be the Invisible Man to me, but I enjoyed finally reading the original story. In the novel Griffin is a brilliant scientist obsessed with the nature of color, optics to be exact. As an albino he's faced a lot of discrimination, which pe...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.5 The Dark Side of Science-Fiction
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...
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