The Invisible Man Author:H. G. Wells The Man Who Wasn't There...The stranger got off the train at Bramblehurst on a cold, snowy day. He wore dark-blue glasses and a bushy beard. — His landlady brought him his dinner--to find his head swathed in bandages. He hid his chin and mouth in a napkin while she watched him eat. — The villagers gossiped that he had an ugly skin disease, but h... more »e didn't. For when a policeman with a warrant forced him to unmask, there was absolutely no one there...and there then began in Bramblehurst a weeks-long reign of terror!
The Invisible Man, first published in 1897, may be the most compelling H.G. Wells' early science-fiction adventures. To daydream of become invisible is common, and when the young scientist Griffin accomplishes it--by refracting light rays -- disbelief is immediately suspended. Thereafter, Wells' psychological insights, his attention to homely details and an exciting mystery plot help make THE INVISIBLE MAN a classic in literature of its kind.« less