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The Invisible Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)

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Description for The Invisible Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS) Paperback. 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. Series: S.F. Masterworks. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: FLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 156.
H.G. Wells' great novel of the dangers of science describes a man cast out from society by his own terrifying discovery. 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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Publisher
Gateway
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Series
S.F. Masterworks
Condition
New
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781473217980
SKU
9781473217980
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About H.G. Wells
H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent in 1866. After working as a draper's apprentice and pupil-teacher, he won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in 1884, studying under T. H. Huxley. He was awarded a first-class honours degree in biology and resumed teaching but had to retire after a kick from an ill-natured pupil afflicted his kidneys. ... Read more

Reviews for The Invisible Man (S.F. MASTERWORKS)
Wells' scientific romances were works of art with unique relevance for our times The Prospero of all the brave new worlds of the mind, and the Shakespeare of science fiction A classic study of scientific hubris brought to destruction
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

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