The Invisible Man
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The Invisible Man

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by H. G. Wells
     
 

A gripping and entertaining tale of terror and suspense as well as a potent Faustian allegory of hubris and science run amok, The Invisible Man endures as one of the signature stories in the literature of science fiction. A brilliant scientist uncovers the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and the power he unleashes cause him to spiral into intrigue,… See more details below

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A gripping and entertaining tale of terror and suspense as well as a potent Faustian allegory of hubris and science run amok, The Invisible Man endures as one of the signature stories in the literature of science fiction. A brilliant scientist uncovers the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and the power he unleashes cause him to spiral into intrigue, madness, and murder. The inspiration for countless imitations and film adaptations, The Invisible Man is as remarkable and relevant today as it was a hundred years ago.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780759398726
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Series:
Heinle Reading Library Illustrated Classics Collection
Pages:
239
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
920L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance (1897)29
(Annotated text of the first New York edition)32
App. IReview of The Invisible Man in The Spectator (1897)205
App. IIReview of The Invisible Man by Arnold Bennett (1897)207
App. IIISergei Nechaev, "The Revolutionary Catechism" (1869), Section 1209
App. IVT. H. Huxley, "Science and Culture" (1880), Excerpt212
App. VThomas Carlyle, Past and Present, "The Sphinx" (1843)218
Bibliography227
Index237

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