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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There is a twist at the end, however, that Verne uses to try and lift this effort above the usual plot.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Originally posted at A Progressive on the Prairie. Email address subscribed successfully. He is the third most translated storifz of all time, behind Disney Productions and Agatha Christie. Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. Nov 17, Jim rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? For the merely curious, it may be better to skip this and go re-read one of Verne’s classic works instead.

Peter Schulman does a great job with the translation, a great introduction, but I feel his afterword gets a little too scholarly for my own taste. Probably worthwhile for secreho, only.

As he bled, Wilhelm became visible. As Wilhelm had died, and the antidote had been destroyed, Myra was to remain invisible forever. The pace picks up considerably as the novel unwinds and the twists at the end work just great.

The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz may show its age to the modern reader. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Myra and her family spurned Storitz’s earlier marriage proposal. I really enjoyed the set up of this story. Overall, what we have here is a readable but fairly sloppy, lesser work by a great author, written when he was bitter at Germany and perhaps life itself for France’s humiliation.


Otherwise, the novel Probably worthwhile for completists, only. Earlier editions feature a version of the novel heavily rewritten by Jules Verne’s son Michelwho improbably pushed the date of the story back to the 18th century, despite many references to 19th century discoveries, such as Roentgen rays.

El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition)

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soritz Lau Maia rated it liked it Oct 19, Otherwise, the novel is probably only notable for its astounding sexism. When first published, Verne’s son placed the story in the 18th century rather than the 19th and changed the ending.

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This remote village seems to be so heavenly. For example, when Henry Vidal unknowingly encounters Storitz en route to Hungary, someone comments that Storitz “might be German twice over, as he’s got to be a Prussian. The twist at the end is interesting, but it is left unresolved at the end of the book. The problem is Verne’s son rewrote many of themrecasting plots and adding characters.

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By using this site, you agree to escreto Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. At his arrival in Ragz he received a warm welcome from Myra’s family. En ocasiones es algo aburrido o predecible, aunque Julio Verne siempre destaca por su originalidad no la he sentido mucho en esta novela. Published April 1st by Bison Books first published Of course, the town wwilhelm in a panic as no one knows when and where he will strike.

His one mania was to possess Myra Roderick. For example, at loot. Wells, is often referred to as the “Father of Science Fiction”. When the expiry date is reached your computer deletes the cookie.

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The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: I found it dull and poorly written. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard vedne and have a pre-defined expiry date. So, making sefreto invisible, he creates a Reign of Terror in the Hungarian city of his beloved. This page was last edited on 31 Octoberat Una historia, bien narrada, que me mantuvo atrapado y con un desenlace muy bonito.

It is always the bad guy who gets to be invisible, and this one is no exception. The scientist’s rumored secrets bring people to his grave on the wwilhelm of his death, many expecting him to rise from it.

As a consequence, the mob burned his house down, despite the efforts made by police agents. Even allowing for more than a century’s distance, the attitude toward women represented by julik entire female cast’s extreme fragility is appalling. He clearly doesn’t like Germans at this point in his life. What I got out of this book: Stepark attempted to capture Wilhelm but failed.

Verne wrote about space, air, and underwater travel before navigable aircraft and practical submarines were invented, and before any means of spa Jules Gabriel Verne was a French author who pioneered the genre of science-fiction. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And the story itself does not help either.

InBison Books brought out a new edition, the first to be based on Verne’s manuscript.

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