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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Refresh and try again. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is a novel Verne hoped would be published before his death. 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. The scientist’s rumored secrets bring people to his grave on the anniversary of his death, many expecting him to rise from it.

So a series of terror will win the city of Ragz. Just don’t in this case. Wilhelm was, generally, a thoroughly unpleasant man.

El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition) : Julio Verne :

Originally posted at A Progressive on the Prairie. Email address subscribed successfully. Later, while on a walk, Henri and Stepark overheard a conversation between Wilhelm and his servant Hermann, both in a state of invisibility, as they had swcreto throughout the novel’s plot. By now the entire population of the town suspected Wilhelm Storitz to be the culprit.


Mar 16, Anna rated it did not like it. 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. To view it, click here.

Railway engineer Henri Vidal was invited by his younger brother Marc to pay him a visit in the fictional city of Ragz, Hungary. He asked for her hand in marriage, but was turned down by both Myra and her parents. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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 people, a Frenchman.

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Yet therein is a tale itself.

Surprising disappointment from Jules Verne! InBison Books brought out a new edition, the first to be based on Verne’s manuscript. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Apr 03, Vedne rated it liked it Shelves: This edition is well annotated, provides quality commentary and, of course, features a faithful translation. Do you read synopsis on a back or a cover of book?


But all in all, I hated this book.

Weak characters I didn’t really care about, a very flat villain you know he’s a villain because he’s Germanthe book starts out pretty much as a travel-log with unnecessary amounts of travel-planning detailmiddles wilhslm with a kinda weird bro-mance between the main character and his brother-in-law-to-be and boring, gushy conversation with his brother about his perfect fiancee conversation in which these grown me I found it dull and poorly written.

It also is not coincidence that Storitz is German as Verne displays an anti-German sentiment that set in following wiilhelm Franco-Prussian War. This remote village seems to be so heavenly. 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.

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Before leaving Paris, he learned that a man named Wilhelm Storitz had proposed to Myra, but he was refused. However, he was soon informed that she was pregnant, so she couldn’t undergo the surgery.

Haralan fighting an invisible Wilhelm Storitz. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Verne handles the invisibility theme skillfully. Hermann agreed to become visible and to be imprisoned. For example, at loot. He invokes one of his father’s secrets to prevent the marriage and take his revenge on the Roderichs.