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Invisible Man, The

a novel (1897) by H.G. Wells.
a novel (1952) by Ralph Ellison. Unabridged
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  • Invisible death from an invisible container, carried by an invisible man!

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  • "That is the one evil of our country," answered the invisible man.

  • That was how he strictly felt: invisible and undefined, rather like Wells' invisible man.

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  • Like the invisible man, we are only revealed through our clothes and our masks.

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  • No doubt you have seen the cover of Mr. Wells's "invisible man."

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Invisible Man definition

(1952) A novel by African-American author Ralph Ellison. Set in the United States in the 1930s, it depicts a black man's struggle for identity. It won a National Book Award in 1953.

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