The Invisible Man (Classic, 20th-Century, Audio)

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When the dark stranger enters the village pub, muffled up to the chin, with hat, dark glasses and bandaged head, the narrow-minded locals are intimidated and suspicious. The mysterious man is a brash young scientist named Griffin who, in the course of his own experiments on himself, has become invisible--and criminally insane. Hounded out of town by villagers who discover his dark secret, Griffin's malice and invisibility prove a lethal combination.

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Spine-tingling and entertaining, "The Invisible Man is a science fiction classic-and a penetrating, unflinching look into the heart of human nature. To its author, H. G. Wells, the novel was as compelling as "a good gripping dream." But to generations of readers, the terrible and evil experiment of the demented scientist, Griffin, has conveyed a chilling nightmare of believable horror. An atmosphere of ever-increasing suspense begins with the arrival of a mysterious stranger at an English village inn and builds relentlessly to the stark terror of a victim pursued by a maniacal invisible man. The result is a masterwork: a dazzling display of the brilliant imagination, psychological insight, and literary craftsmanship that made H. G. Wells one of the most influential writers of his time.

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