The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man
A Grotesque Romance

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The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells

Published:

1897

Pages:

145

ISBN:

0451528522

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The Invisible Man
A Grotesque Romance

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(15 Reviews)
The Invisible Man of the title is ''Griffin'', a scientist who theorizes that if a person's refractive index is changed to exactly that of air and his body does not absorb or reflect light, then he will not be visible. He successfully carries out this procedure on himself, but begins to become mentally unstable as a result...

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"Very useful things indeed they are, sir," said Mrs. Hall.

"And I'm very naturally anxious to get on with my inquiries."

"Of course, sir."

"My reason for coming to Iping," he proceeded, with a certain deliberation of manner, "was ... a desire for solitude. I do not wish to be disturbed in my work. In addition to my work, an accident--"

"I thought as much," said Mrs. Hall to herself.

"--necessitates a certain retirement. My eyes--are sometimes so weak and painful that I have to shut myself up in the dark for hours together. Lock myself up. Sometimes--now and then. Not at present, certainly. At such times the slightest disturbance, the entry of a stranger into the room, is a source of excruciating annoyance to me--it is well these things should be understood."

"Certainly, sir," said Mrs. Hall. "And if I might make so bold as to ask--"

"That I think, is all," said the stranger, with that quietly irresistible

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A very good read with some dry areas but mostly superb. Very well written.
The book was off to a very slow start, and sped up at the end. it was always too litte action. in all, it was pretty boring
I thought that The Invisable Man was a well writion book.H.G Wells did an excellent job on this book.He showed just enough details and used persuation to get people into reading the book.H.G Wells is an ecellent writer!
Great Classic!
I'd recommend this to all my friends. Tha character growth is very interesting, and the way each page grabs your attention was great. There were low points and high points. And as far as a book written in the time of H.G. Wells I have to say is a great read.