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The Invisible Man

H.G. Wells

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S.F. Masterworks, Fiction, Science fiction, Classic science fiction

H.G. Wells' great novel of the dangers of science describes a man cast out from society by his own terrifying discovery, introduction by Adam Roberts.

THE INVISIBLE MAN tells the story of Griffin, a brilliant and obsessed scientist dedicated to achieving invisibility. Taking whatever action is necessary to keep his incredible discovery safe, he terrorises the local village where he has sought refuge. Wells skilfully weaves the themes of science, terror and pride as the invisible Griffin gradually loses his sanity and, ultimately, his humanity.

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Praise for The Invisible Man

  • The Prospero of all the brave new worlds of the mind, and the Shakespeare of science fiction

  • Wells' scientific romances were works of art with unique relevance for our times

  • A classic study of scientific hubris brought to destruction - THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

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