The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)

3.63 avg rating
( 104,396 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780451531674: The Invisible Man (Signet Classics)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

From the twentieth century's first great practitioner of the novel of ideas comes a consummate masterpiece of science fiction about a man trapped in the terror of his own creation.

A stranger emerges out of a freezing February day with a request for lodging in a cozy provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler? More confounding is the thick mask of bandages obscuring his face. Why is he disguised in such a manner? What keeps him hidden in his room? The villagers, aroused by trepidation and curiosity, bring it upon themselves to find the answers. What they discover is not only a man trapped in the terror of his own creation, but a chilling reflection of the unsolvable mysteries of their own souls.
 
“My fantastic stories do not pretend to deal with possible things. They aim indeed only at the same amount of conviction as one gets in a gripping good dream.”—H. G. Wells

With an Introduction by W. Warren Wagar
and an Afterword by Scott Westerfeld 

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

This work is part of "The Annotated H.G. Wells" series from McFarland.

From the Inside Flap:

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. As Arthur C. Clarke points out in his Introduction, "The interest of the story . . . lies not in its scientific concepts, but in the brilliantly worked out development of the theme of invisibility. If one could be invisible, then what?"

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 5.95
US$ 5.50

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

H G Wells
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. From the twentieth century s first great practitioner of the novel of ideas comes a consummate masterpiece of science fiction about a man trapped in the terror of his own creation. A stranger emerges out of a freezing February day with a request for lodging in a cozy provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler? More confounding is the thick mask of bandages obscuring his face. Why is he disguised in such a manner? What keeps him hidden in his room? The villagers, aroused by trepidation and curiosity, bring it upon themselves to find the answers. What they discover is not only a man trapped in the terror of his own creation, but a chilling reflection of the unsolvable mysteries of their own souls. My fantastic stories do not pretend to deal with possible things. They aim indeed only at the same amount of conviction as one gets in a gripping good dream. --H. G. Wells With an Introduction by W. Warren Wagar and an Afterword by Scott Westerfeld. Seller Inventory # AAS9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 5.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

H G Wells
Published by Penguin Putnam Inc, United States (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2010. Paperback. Condition: New. Reprint. Language: English . Brand New Book. From the twentieth century s first great practitioner of the novel of ideas comes a consummate masterpiece of science fiction about a man trapped in the terror of his own creation. A stranger emerges out of a freezing February day with a request for lodging in a cozy provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler? More confounding is the thick mask of bandages obscuring his face. Why is he disguised in such a manner? What keeps him hidden in his room? The villagers, aroused by trepidation and curiosity, bring it upon themselves to find the answers. What they discover is not only a man trapped in the terror of his own creation, but a chilling reflection of the unsolvable mysteries of their own souls. My fantastic stories do not pretend to deal with possible things. They aim indeed only at the same amount of conviction as one gets in a gripping good dream. --H. G. Wells With an Introduction by W. Warren Wagar and an Afterword by Scott Westerfeld. Seller Inventory # AAS9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 5.59
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Wells, H.G.
Published by Signet (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet, 2010. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 0451531671

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 3.82
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Wells, H.G.
Published by Signet (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Mass Market Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet, 2010. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # 0451531671

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 2.85
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Wells, H. G.
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # KB-9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 2.49
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Wells, H.G.
Published by Signet
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0451531671 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.5. Seller Inventory # OTF-S-9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 2.90
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Wells, H.G. (Author); Wagar, W. Warren (Introduction by); Westerfeld, Scott (Afterword by)
Published by Penguin Random House
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Penguin Random House. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 0451531671

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 3.46
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Wells, H. G.
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Quantity Available: 9
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2010. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 3.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Wells, H.G.
Published by Signet
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New MASS MARKET PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0451531671. Seller Inventory # Z0451531671ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 7.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Wells, H. G.
Published by Signet Classics 10/5/2010 (2010)
ISBN 10: 0451531671 ISBN 13: 9780451531674
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Signet Classics 10/5/2010, 2010. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Invisible Man. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9780451531674

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 7.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book