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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The story is a quick read and very well written. Cookies come in two flavours – persistent and transient.

These and more general footnotes also help explicate Verne’s literary style, occasionally referring to Verne’s life or other writings. Juljo was, generally, a thoroughly unpleasant man.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Jindroush rated it it was ok Jul 06, The story is told by Henry Vidal, who travels from Paris to a fictional city in Hungary, where qilhelm brother intends to marry Myra Roderich, the daughter of a highly respected family.

On the other hand he gives us insight to some 19th century social concerns wilhel, spirituality. 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. Sometimes, we also use a cookie to keep track of your trolley contents. When they returned, they found Myra missing. But the fact that the story closes in a somewhat jarring, unresolved manner doesn’t really make it great art.


The next day, using the information gathered from the conversation, Haralan fought with an invisible Wilhelm and defeated him.

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 been throughout the novel’s plot. But there is never anything wrong with having something “new” from a classic author, particularly when earlier versions deviated from the author’s original work.

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

Even allowing for more than a century’s distance, the attitude toward women represented by the entire female cast’s extreme fragility is appalling. 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 Be the first to ask a question about The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz.

The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz fr.: Please refer to our privacy policy for more information on privacy at Loot. I would recommend it to anyone who likes some of the late 19th century science fiction writings.

Haralan fighting an invisible Wilhelm Storitz. Want to Read saving…. Wiohelm 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.

As Wilhelm had died, and the antidote had been destroyed, Myra was to remain invisible forever. Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of space travel had been devised.

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InBison Books brought out a new edition, the first to be based on Verne’s manuscript. This Czech edition printed in gives avay practically the whole plot. He invokes one of his father’s secrets to prevent the marriage and take his revenge on the Roderichs.


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.

Probably worthwhile for completists, only. Before leaving Julko, he learned that a man named Wilhelm Storitz had proposed to Myra, stortiz he was refused. Verne, along with Dtoritz. 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 In the comparison of Jules Verne and H.

The title character is the son of a famous German scientist, one many near his home regarded as possessing close to supernatural powers. 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 wonderful browser of your own choosing, or have disabled cookies yourself. Schulman does an excellent job footnoting names and terms that are of little or no significance today. Jan 22, Tony rated it sedreto it Shelves: This edition is well annotated, provides quality commentary and, of course, features a faithful translation.