The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

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gutenberg By gutenberg Updated Jan 07, 2007

The Invisible Man

A Grotesque Romance

By H. G. Wells

CHAPTER I

THE STRANGE MAN'S ARRIVAL

The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking from Bramblehurst railway station, and carrying a little black portmanteau in his thickly gloved hand. He was wrapped up from head to foot, and the brim of his soft felt hat hid every inch of his face but the shiny tip of his nose; the snow had piled itself against his shoulders and chest, and added a white crest to the burden he carried. He staggered into the "Coach and Horses" more dead than alive, and flung his portmanteau down. "A fire," he cried, "in the name of human charity! A room and a fire!" He stamped and shook the snow from off himself in the bar, and followed Mrs. Hall into her guest parlour to strike his bargain. And with that much introduction, that and a couple of sovereigns flung upon the table, he took up his quarters in the inn....

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geminiis- geminiis- Mar 31, 2017
I have the hard copy of this book and use this to reread when I don't have the book with me.
Am I the only person who sniffs when I read the word "sniff"
I like these parts where random people encounter strange things not knowing it's the invisible man
Why are all the chapters clumped together in one chapter like this 😣
- - Dec 30, 2016
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                              If you don't have it in hard copy, there's always Wattpad :P
phoenix_alpha phoenix_alpha Jan 21, 2017
the first few lines of this book always echoes in my mind in the voice of liesel. 
                              like she is reading the book to max...