H.G. Wells, THE INVISIBLE MAN, HG Wells Collection (H.G. Wells Original Editions) [NOOK Book]

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A scientist invents a way to change the body’s refractive index, thus making him appear invisible. He tries it on himself, but is unable to reverse the affect. He ends up turning to a life of crime.
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H.G. Wells, THE INVISIBLE MAN, HG Wells Collection (H.G. Wells Original Editions)

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Overview

A scientist invents a way to change the body’s refractive index, thus making him appear invisible. He tries it on himself, but is unable to reverse the affect. He ends up turning to a life of crime.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012203700
  • Publisher: Ryetown Classics
  • Publication date: 2/28/2011
  • Series: HG Wells Collection , #5
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 557,116
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary. He was also an outspoken socialist. His later works become increasingly political and didactic, and only his early science fiction novels are widely read today. Wells, along with Hugo Gernsback and Jules Verne, is sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2014

    The Invisible Man was one of Well's Weaker Stories

    Vowing to read at least one classic a year now that I have retired I picked up the Invisible Man with that goal in mind. Although it was not a difficult read, I did not care much for the story. If you like Science Fiction you may enjoy it however.However having read The Time Machine last year this was definitely much less interesting. Perhaps a book club would enjoy this book if they took the idea of invisibility into account. I did not feel this was H. G. Wells finest.

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  • Posted October 1, 2013

    Great story - classic H.G. Wells! Great buy. Well edited. Rec

    Great story - classic H.G. Wells! Great buy. Well edited. Recommend this book to those who love to read classic fiction.

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