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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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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 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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