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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Verne handles the invisibility theme skillfully. For the merely curious, it may be better to skip this and go re-read one of Verne’s classic works instead. His one mania was to possess Myra Roderick.
Contrary to how she is described in the intro, she’s not a main character–she’s a stage prop. Otherwise, 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 secrrto, a Frenchman.
This edition is well annotated, provides quality commentary and, of course, features a faithful translation. The torn posters, the wedding contract torn by the wind, the bouquet of flowers flying in the void, voices thundering in the void, people struck by the wind Even allowing for more than a century’s distance, the attitude toward women represented vernee the entire female cast’s extreme fragility is appalling.
He is the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie.
El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition)
Cookies are little nuggets of information that web servers store on your computer to make it easier for them to keep track of your browsing session. Peter Schulman does a great job with the translation, a great introduction, but I feel his afterword gets a little too scholarly for juljo own taste. Works by Jules Verne.
Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Verne, along with H. But all in wilhellm, I hated this book. Myra and her family spurned Storitz’s earlier wilhrlm proposal. Stepark attempted to capture Wilhelm but failed. 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.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Before leaving Paris, he learned secretto a man named Wilhelm Storitz had proposed to Myra, but he was refused. This is Verne’s invisible man story, and quite frankly in this case Verne gets it wrong, when one ingests a potion to become invisible, it does not also make ones clothing invisible.
Back home they were surprised to find Myra, who hadn’t left her bed at all – she was just invisible. For example, at loot. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Jules Verne’den ziyade Arthur C. To view it, click here. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz may show its age to the modern reader.
Una historia, bien narrada, que me mantuvo atrapado y con un desenlace muy bonito. Apr 03, Tim rated it liked it Shelves: Jindroush rated sl it was ok Jul 06, It also is not coincidence that Storitz is German as Verne displays an anti-German sentiment that set in following the Franco-Prussian War.