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The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells
The Invisible Man
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330297851 (0330297856)
Publisher: Pan Books
Pages no: 152
Edition language: English
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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...
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 perh...
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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4.0 The Invisible Man
“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...
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3.0 The Invisible Man
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...
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