The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz has ratings and 29 reviews. Luís said: Here is a beautiful story of adventure both surprising and very playful, the gre. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz. The First English Translation of Verne’s Original Manuscript. Jules Verne. Translated and edited by Peter Schulman. These reviews are for various editions of: “The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz”.

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The introduction and notes to the new Schulman translation make much of this late, “darker” work by Verne and various symbolic interpretations. A few days later, after getting the permission from the governor, Myra Roderich and Marc Vidal were ready to be wed the next day at the Ragz cathedral. It’s tremendous that this story has finally seen the full light of day.

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.

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Yes No Report this. At his arrival in Ragz he received a warm welcome from Myra’s family.

Oct 30, Stephan rated it it was ok. Marc was engaged to Myra Roderich, the daughter of highly praised Dr. Dec 10, Janith Pathirage rated it it was amazing. The first English translation appeared in and edited out complete passages of Verne’s text. Despite her invisibility, Martha is happy in her marriage to Marc-Antoine.


Share this Rating Title: Much is made of Marc-Antoine’s ‘sacrifice’ in marrying a woman who is doomed to lifelong invisibility, but surely there are advantages to having an invisible wife.

En ocasiones es algo aburrido o predecible, aunque Julio Verne siempre destaca por su originalidad no wlihelm he sentido mucho en esta novela. Works by Jules Verne. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lau Maia rated it liked it Oct 19, Jules Verne’den ziyade Arthur C.

I found it dull and poorly written. As Wilhelm had died, and the antidote had been destroyed, Myra was to remain invisible forever. It also is not coincidence that Storitz is German as Verne displays secreg anti-German sentiment that set in following the Franco-Prussian War. His father now deceased was a chemist as well. There are no megalomaniacal speeches or plans of world domination. Contrary to how she is described in the intro, she’s not a main character–she’s a stage prop. Allegedly, all the stories in this book were written by Jules Verne, so why were they never published in his lifetime?

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Miraculously, Myra became visible after giving birth to her son and they moved to Paris, where Marc continued his job as a painter. This edition is well annotated, provides quality commentary and, of course, features a faithful translation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 05, Phillip rated it liked it.


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

The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz: The First English Translation of Verne’s Original Manuscript

The next morning, when she awakens, she wilheln invisible! Although Verne hoped for it to be published before his death, The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz is among roughly half a dozen novels and a short story collection published after he died.

The story was first published infive years after Verne’s death, in an anthology titled in French ‘Yesterday and Tomorrow’, edited by Verne’s son Michel. Weak characters I didn’t really care about, a very flat villain you know he’s a villain because he’s Germanthe book starts out pretty much as a travel-log with unnecessary amounts of travel-planning detailmiddles out with a kinda weird bro-mance between the main character and his brother-in-law-to-be and boring, gushy conversation with his brother about his perfect fiancee conversation in which these grown me I found it dull and poorly written.

Wilhelm’s house was searched but, beside Myra’s bride wreath and a mysterious yellow fluid in a blue vial, no significant evidence was found. The Secret of Wilhelm Storitz fr.: The twist at the end is interesting, but it is left unresolved at the end of the book.