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Invisible Man (Penguin Modern Classics) Kindle Edition
Audio Cassette, Audiobook, Unabridged, Import
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After a brief prologue, the story begins with a terrifying experience of the hero's high school days, moves quickly to the campus of a Southern Negro college and then to New York's Harlem, where most of the action takes place. The many people that the hero meets in the course of his wanderings are remarkably various, complex and significant. With them he becomes involved in an amazing series of adventures, in which he is sometimes befriended but more often deceived and betrayed--as much by himself and his own illusions as by the duplicity of the blindness of others.
Invisible Man is not only a great triumph of storytelling and characterization; it is a profound and uncompromising interpretation of the Negro's anomalous position in American society. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
- ASIN : B01D9ADQPI
- Publisher : Penguin; New Ed edition (31 March 2016)
- Language : English
- File size : 2667 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 602 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #70,073 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Yet in the end it is common humanity in an existential quandary that comes to the fore, or rather takes a back seat. On the way we are treated to various religious, political and downright tragic scenarios and strategies for each of which the orator in Ellison has a rip roaring speech. Great stuff!