The Invisible Man

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The
Invisible Man
A Grotesque Romance
By H. G. WELLS, Author of
"The War of the Worlds"
"The Time Machine" etc.

"Being but dark earth though made diaphanall"


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HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS
NEW YORK AND LONDON

Books by

H. G. WELLS

SOCIAL FORCES IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA Crown 8vo

THE PASSIONATE FRIENDS. Illustrated. 8vo

Ann Veronica. Illustrated Post 8vo

THE FUTURE IN AMERICA. Illustrated. 8vo

THE INVISIBLE MAN. Post 8vo

THIRTY STRANGE STORIES Post 8vo

WHEN THE SLEEPER WAKES Illustrated. Post 8vo

ANTICIPATIONS. Post 8vo

SOCIALISM AND THE GREAT STATE (Wells and others). 8vo


HARPER & BROTHERS. NEW YORK

 

Copyright, 1897, by Edward Arnold.


Printed in the United States of America
C-Q

CONTENTS

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  3. II.
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  4. III.
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  5. IV.
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  6. V.
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  7. VI.
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  8. VII.
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  9. VIII.
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  10. IX.
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  11. X.
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  12. XI.
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  13. XII.
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  14. XIII.
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  15. XIV.
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  16. XV.
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  17. XVI.
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  18. XVII.
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  19. XVIII.
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  20. XIX.
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  21. XX.
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  22. XXI.
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  23. XXII.
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  24. XXIII.
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  25. XXIV.
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  26. XXV.
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  28. XXVII.
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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.


The author died in 1946, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 70 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.