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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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I thought Wells did a good job building up the eerie atmosphere that is prominent throughout the story. Actually, the atmosphere is the star of the book as none of the characters resonated with me and the storyline...Read Full Review of The Invisible Man | See more reviews from Blog Critics
Weighing in at less than 140 pages...this novel hits the ground running with Griffin's arrival at Iping, and maintains its frenetic pace right up to the mischievous final chapter; the author's easy writing style a joy to behold.Read Full Review of The Invisible Man
The Invisible Man is generally an interesting story, but because it was written at the end of the nineteenth century, the language is somewhat dated. The descriptive passages can also be a bit tedious, but the book is still worth a read.Read Full Review of The Invisible Man
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