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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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. A activation email has been sent to you. Jul 20, Martin rated it liked it. The first English translation appeared in and storutz out complete passages of Verne’s text.

Silhelm the story itself does not help either. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.

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.

Una historia, bien narrada, que me mantuvo atrapado y con un desenlace muy bonito. Let’s connect Contact Details Facebook Twitter. In fact, one of his misdeeds might wilelm even the modern reader.

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Works vere Jules Verne. This remote village seems to be so heavenly. Novels by Jules Verne French novels science fiction novels Fiction about invisibility. His one mania was to possess Myra Roderick. Mar 16, Anna rated it did not like it. On one hand he addresses the havoc that could ensue if one had the ability to become invisible; the concerns from personal family life to political security that would be breeched.


The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: The First English Translation of Verne’s Original Manuscript

Back home they were surprised to find Myra, who hadn’t left her bed at all – she was just invisible. He was interrogated about the location of Myra and about the mysterious substance, but he was unable to answer as Storitz had never told him about his plans. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is emblamatic of this. En ocasiones es algo aburrido o predecible, aunque Julio Verne siempre destaca por su originalidad no la he sentido mucho en esta novela. It is always the bad guy who gets to be invisible, and this one is no exception.

Authentication ends after about 15 minutues of inactivity, or when you explicitly choose to end it. Sep 13, Steve Joyce rated it it was amazing. The scientist’s rumored secrets bring people to his grave on the anniversary of his death, many expecting him to rise from it. Yet it seems his son has possession of those secrets, one of which is the key to this blend of science fiction and fantasy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Open Preview See a Problem?

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We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is a novel Verne hoped would be published before his death. 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.

Want to Read saving…. Do you read synopsis on a back or a cover of book? He secreot the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie. This is one of Verne’s last books and it’s his version wilhel The Invisible Man.

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The tale was originally published in5 years after Verne’s death and his son altered the tale to have a happier ending. Return to Book Page. Jan 22, Tony rated it liked it Shelves: Lau Maia rated it liked it Oct 19, The story is a quick read and very well written.


When he is again refused, he threatened the family. Vere, Verne’s invisible man, as opposed to Wells’ invisible man, is in full control of his power and uses it to terrorize the family of a woman, her family and town where they live when his request for her hand in marriage was denied, but later given to of all people, a Frenchman.

Earlier editions feature a version of the novel heavily rewritten by Jules Wilhlm son Michelwho improbably pushed the date of the story back to the 18th century, despite many references to 19th century discoveries, such as Roentgen rays. Oct 30, Stephan rated it it was ok. Myra lost consciousness and was given special care. It is, though, among roughly srcreto a dozen novels and a short story collection published after he died.

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Jindroush rated it it was ok Jul 06, At his arrival in Ragz he received a warm welcome from Myra’s family. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: As Wilhelm had died, and the antidote had been destroyed, Myra was to remain invisible forever. The title character is the son of a famous German scientist, one many near his home regarded as possessing close to supernatural powers. Wells as forefathers of science fiction, here is a case where they have a similar story. Storitz, for the most part, actually stays in the background of the narrative thus adding to his mysterious nature.