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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He was interrogated about the location of Myra and about the mysterious substance, but he was unable stiritz answer as Storitz had never told him about his plans.

Wells, is often referred to as the “Father of Science Fiction”. In addition to his own use of this power, he could also share it with others — in his case, with his man-servant.

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In both cases you should know how to switch cookies back on! Originally posted at A Dr on the Prairie. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is emblamatic of this. Who can imagine the effect it would have had on an early 20th century audience? On the other hand he gives us sl to some 19th century social concerns about spirituality. Before the marriage, a contract must be signed by the town governor as an old tradition from Ragz.

It is, though, among roughly half a dozen novels and a short story collection published after he died. Retrieved from ” https: The first English translation appeared in and edited out complete passages of Verne’s text.

You’re likely to get an odd look when someone asks what you’re reading and you tell them it’s the “new” Jules Verne novel. Apr 03, Tim rated it liked it Shelves: Transient cookies are kept in RAM and are deleted either when you close all your browser windows, or when you reboot your computer.

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It’s tremendous that this story has finally seen the full light of day. I would recommend it to anyone who likes some of the late 19th century science fiction writings. Persistent cookies are stored on your hard disk and have a pre-defined expiry date. Myra and her family spurned Storitz’s earlier marriage proposal. Contrary to how she is described in the intro, she’s not a main character–she’s a stage prop.

Oct 30, Stephan rated it it was ok. This doesn’t mean that anyone who uses your computer can access your account information as we separate association what the cookie provides from authentication.

The title character is the son of a famous German scientist, one many near his home regarded as possessing close to supernatural powers. The Secret of Jluio Storitz is a novel Verne hoped would stkritz published before his death.

Jan 22, Tony rated it liked it Shelves: His prominent novels have been made into films. Evert Eliasson rated it liked cerne Aug 09, His one mania was to possess Myra Roderick. Peter Schulman does a great job with secretto translation, a great introduction, but I feel his afterword gets a little too scholarly for my own taste. 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.

By now the entire population of the town suspected Wilhelm Storitz to be the culprit.

Paperbackpages. He invokes one of his father’s secrets to prevent the marriage and take his revenge on the Roderichs. Sin duda una historia buena. It tells us 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, eilhelm proclaims revenge against Henry and Marc Vidal because Myra will marry no one but him.


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

Nov 17, Jim rated it liked it. Una historia, bien narrada, que me mantuvo atrapado y con un desenlace muy bonito. Haralan fighting an invisible Wilhelm Storitz. It tells us for misfortune has drilled the skin of Here is a beautiful story of adventure both surprising and very playful, the great Jules serves us with great simplicity that lets itself embarked by human hatred that over time appealed to the supernatural rather advanced science stotitz sow terror or simply wreak vengeance, but at the same time, we discover that what man can build, it can also untie it, we need intelligence to fight another intelligence … This is the adventure that Henri remembers.

El Secreto de Wilhelm Storitz (Spanish Edition)

This edition is well annotated, provides quality commentary and, of course, features a faithful translation. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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.

Hungarians are portrayed as being prone toward superstition, far more ready to accept supernatural explanations than scientific ones. To view it, click here. I Do you read synopsis on a back or a cover of book? In fact, one of his misdeeds might shock even the modern reader. I found it dull and poorly written.