The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance

The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance

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The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance

The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance

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The invisible man.

The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking from Bramblehurst Railway Station, and carrying a little black portmanteau in his thicklygloved hand. He was wrapped up from head to foot, and the brim of his soft felt hat hid every inch of his face save the shiny tip of his nose; the snow had piled itself against his shoulders and chest, and added a white crest to the burden he carried. He staggered into the “Coach and Horses” more dead than alive, and flung his portmanteau down. “A fire,” he cried, “in the name of human charity! a room and a fire!”

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