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The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance - ebook/epub

The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance - ebook/epub
The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-15%
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Depicting one man’s transformation and descent into brutality, H.G. Wells’s „The Invisible Man” is a riveting exploration of science’s power to corrupt. In this tale of psychological terror, a young scientist must live in the personal hell created by his own experiments. Using himself as the subject, the scientist discovers the key to invisibility; yet, he is unable to reverse the results. He successfully carries out this procedure on himself, but begins to become mentally unstable as a result... Wells had created a gripping masterpiece on the destructive effects the invisibility has on the scientist and the insane and murderous chaos left in his malicious wake. Notable for its sheer invention, suspense, and psychological nuance, „The Invisible Man” continues to enthrall science-fiction fans today as it did the reading public nearly 100 years ago.
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The Moon Pool - ebook/epub
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