The Invisible Man Author:H. G. Wells It began with a quiet country inn -- and a mysterious stranger, his features masked by gloves, dark glasses, and bandages that completely covered his head. Then came weird noises, the disembodied ravings, the phantom robberies, the haunted furniture... — The violence... The rampages... The killing. — An obscure scientist named Griffin had found ... more »a way to turn skin, flesh, blood and bones invisible -- and tried the formula on himself. He could go anywhere; spy; steal; menace anyone. The Invisible Man had only two problems.