The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is a fantasy novel by Jules Verne, published by Louis-Jules Author, Jules Verne. Original title, Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz. El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition) by Julio Verne, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz – Coleccin de Clsicos de La Literatura Europea ” Carrascalejo de La Jara” (Spanish, Electronic book text) / Author: Julio Verne.

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He’s nothing like Arthur C Clarke in terms of scientific knowledge, but when it comes to story telling ability, no sify author can simply beat Jueles Verne.

Doctor Ox Yesterday and Tomorrow Myra and her family spurned Storitz’s earlier marriage proposal. However, he was soon informed that she was pregnant, so she couldn’t undergo the surgery.

There are no megalomaniacal speeches or plans of world domination. To make matters worse, the contract was found torn to pieces and the bride’s wreath lifted itself and hovered mysteriously in the air, ensuing panic among the people at the party.

Do you read synopsis on a back or a cover of book? As Wilhelm had died, and the antidote had been destroyed, Myra was to remain invisible forever. So in essence, because he cannot attach himself to the well respected Roderich family and become somebody, he then falls back on the power that invisibility gives him to create havoc and terror in the unenlightened superstitious population of the town. This is one of Verne’s last books and it’s his version of The Invisible Man.


El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition)

This was a breath taking story for me and easily, my favorite Jules Verne novel. Dec 10, Janith Pathirage rated it it was amazing.

Paperbackpages. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. These and more general footnotes also help explicate Verne’s literary style, occasionally referring to Verne’s life or other writings. Wilhelm was, generally, a thoroughly unpleasant man. Wells, is often referred vefne as the “Father of Science Fiction”.

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Sep 29, Dennis rated it really liked it. Aug 24, Matt Kuhns rated it it was ok. Peter Schulman does a great job with the translation, a great introduction, but I feel his afterword gets a little too scholarly for my own taste.

He is the third most translated author of secrwto time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie. Wells as forefathers of science fiction, here is a case vene they have a similar story. The problem is Verne’s son rewrote many of themrecasting plots and adding cha You’re likely to get an odd look when someone asks what you’re reading and you tell them it’s the “new” Jules Verne novel.

The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: I found it dull and poorly written.

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Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. So, making himself invisible, he creates a Reign of Terror in the Hungarian city of his beloved. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. It’s not very clever, characters are unreasonably hysteric at times, there is a lot of the wrong kind of nationalism etc. The manuscript was screto around The front half of the novel seems somewhat slow paced, but the characters are sympathetic, and the concern for their well-being draws the reader to the end of the tale.


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It is always the bad guy who gets to be invisible, and this one is no exception. Views Read Edit View history. Surprising disappointment from Jules Verne! The story is a quick read and very well written.

Here is a beautiful story of adventure both surprising and very playful, the great Jules serves us with great simplicity that lets itself embarked by human hatred that over time appealed to the supernatural rather advanced science for sow terror or simply wreak vengeance, but at the same time, we discover that what man can build, it can also untie it, we need intelligence to fight another intelligence … This is the adventure that Henri remembers.

Mar 16, Anna rated it did not like it.

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