The Invisible Man

H.G. Wells - Author

Christopher Priest - Introduction by

Andy Sawyer - Notes by

Patrick Parrinder - Editor

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ISBN 9780141439983 | 208 pages | 27 Sep 2005 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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A riveting exploration of one man's descent into brutality and the power of science to corrupt

With his face swaddled in bandages, his eyes hidden behind dark glasses, and his hands covered even indoors, Griffin—the new guest at the Coach and Horses—is at first assumed to be a shy accident victim. But the true reason for his disguise is far more chilling: he has developed a process that has made him invisible and is locked in a struggle to discover the antidote. Forced from the village and driven to murder, he seeks the aid of an old friend, Kemp. The horror of his fate has affected his mind, however, and when Kemp refuses to help, he resolves to wreak his revenge.
-First time in Penguin Classics
-Includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, suggestions for further reading, and detailed notes