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The Invisible Man

EGP 180.00

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  • Herbert George Wells was born to a working class family in Kent, England. Young Wells received a spotty education, interrupted by several illnesses and family difficulties, and became a draper's apprentice as a teenager. The headmaster of Midhurst Grammar School, where he had spent a year, arranged for him to return as an "usher," or student teacher. Wells earned a government scholarship in 1884, to study biology under Thomas Henry Huxley at the Normal School of Science. Wells earned his bachelor of science and doctor of science degrees at the University of London. After marrying his cousin, Isabel, Wells began to supplement his teaching salary with short stories and freelance articles, then books, including The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898).

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“The Invisible Man”” is a science fiction novel written by H.G. Wells, first published in 1897. It tells the story of a scientist named Griffin who discovers a way to make himself invisible. However, his newfound power leads him down a path of madness and destruction.
Griffin begins the novel as a mysterious figure wrapped in bandages who rents a room at an inn in the English village of Iping. He soon reveals himself as an invisible man, having experimented with a dangerous chemical process that rendered him unseen by the naked eye.
As Griffin struggles to cope with his invisibility and the isolation it brings, he becomes increasingly unhinged. He terrorizes the villagers, committing acts of violence and sabotage while attempting to find a way to reverse the process that made him invisible.
The novel follows Griffin’s descent into madness and his attempts to evade capture by the authorities and those who seek to stop him. Along the way, he encounters various characters, including the innkeeper Mr. Marvel, the scientist Dr. Kemp, and a host of others who become embroiled in his schemes.
Ultimately, Griffin’s unchecked ambition and disregard for humanity lead to his downfall. He dies a tragic and lonely death, undone by his own hubris and the consequences of his actions.
“”The Invisible Man”” explores themes of power, identity, and the dangers of unchecked scientific experimentation. It remains one of H.G. Wells’ most enduring and influential works, inspiring numerous adaptations in film, television, and other media.

الكاتب

  • Herbert George Wells was born to a working class family in Kent, England. Young Wells received a spotty education, interrupted by several illnesses and family difficulties, and became a draper's apprentice as a teenager. The headmaster of Midhurst Grammar School, where he had spent a year, arranged for him to return as an "usher," or student teacher. Wells earned a government scholarship in 1884, to study biology under Thomas Henry Huxley at the Normal School of Science. Wells earned his bachelor of science and doctor of science degrees at the University of London. After marrying his cousin, Isabel, Wells began to supplement his teaching salary with short stories and freelance articles, then books, including The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898).

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