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A dazzling mind and driving ambition has carried Griffin into territory never before explored: he has discovered how to make himself invisible. What sacrifice now can be too great? Yet even as Griffin attains his dream, his nightmare begins. This edition contains an introduction, notes, selected criticism and chronology of Well's life and times.
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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. 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?"
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