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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When he is again refused, he threatened the family. Paperbackpages. Originally posted at A Progressive on the Prairie. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This edition is the first English translation of Jules Verne’s original manuscript. 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.

Even thought Verne’s books are categorized under science fiction, they don’t read like sify at all. Wilhelm is a bachelor, foreigner, and a stranger and as such is suspect from the beginning in the community that he is residing in. Yet it seems his son has possession of those secrets, one of which is the key to this blend of science fiction and fantasy.

But there is never anything wrong with having something “new” from a classic author, secrreto when earlier versions deviated from the author’s original work. The twist at the end is interesting, but it is left unresolved at the end of the book. All mainstream modern browsers have cookies enabled by default, so if you’ve been directed to this page it probably means you’re uisng a weird and kulio browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself.

When they returned, they found Myra missing. Myra lost consciousness and was given special care. Wells as forefathers of science fiction, here is a case where they have a similar story. 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Of course, the town is in a panic as no one knows when and where he will strike.


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He is the third most translated author of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie. Overall, what we have here is a readable wi,helm fairly sloppy, lesser work by a great author, written vwrne he was bitter at Germany and perhaps life itself for France’s humiliation.

Before the marriage, a contract must be signed by the town governor as an old tradition from Ragz. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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It tells d for misfortune has drilled the skin of his brother Marc, a painter about to marry Myra Roderich but previous suitor, Wilhelm Storitzwhom the Roderich family had refused the hand of their daughter, being son of a great scientist who would have made great discoveries that the world could not imagine, openly proclaims revenge against Henry and Marc Vidal because Myra will marry no one but him.

His one mania wi,helm to possess Myra Roderick. This is one of Verne’s last books and it’s his version of The Invisible Man. I found it dull and poorly written.

After reporting the events to the chief of the Ragz police, Heinrich Stepark, he suspected that the culprit must be Wilhelm Storitz, as he was the only person who profoundly disrespected the Roderichs. I really enjoyed the set up of this story. Be the first to ask a question about The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz. This Czech edition printed in gives avay practically the whole plot.

The first English translation appeared in and edited out complete passages of Verne’s text. A party was organized for the event, which was disrupted by a mysterious voice that sang the German Hate Song. Who can imagine the effect it would have had on an early 20th century audience?

Wilhelm Storitz is the son of a professor who was said to possess powers of the occult that he passed on to Wilhelm when he died. Oct 30, Stephan rated it it was ok. Views Read Edit View history. Return to Book Page. Myra and her family spurned Storitz’s earlier marriage proposal. Miraculously, Myra became visible after giving birth to her son and they moved to Paris, where Marc continued his job as a painter.


In addition to his own use of this power, he could also share it with others — in his case, with his man-servant. We never store sensitive information about our customers in cookies. Contrary to how she is described in the intro, she’s not a main character–she’s a stage prop.

InBison Books brought out a new edition, the first to be based on Verne’s manuscript. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. However, he was soon informed that she was pregnant, so she couldn’t undergo the surgery. He asked for her hand in marriage, but was turned down by both Myra and her parents. Geopolitical emotions and biases into play. En ocasiones es algo aburrido o predecible, aunque Julio Verne siempre destaca por su originalidad no la he sentido mucho en esta novela.

When the guards entered his cell in order to release him, he was found dead of embolism.

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Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and seceto submarines were invented, and before any means of spa Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.

But all stortiz all, I hated this book. If you have persistent cookies enabled as well, then we will be able to remember you across browser restarts and computer reboots.

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