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Footprints without Feet Summary Analysis and Explanation By Herbert George Wells
About the Author
Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography, and even two books on recreational war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the “father of science fiction”, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.
|Author Name||Herbert George Wells|
|Born||21 September 1866, Bromley High Street, London, United Kingdom|
|Died||13 August 1946, The Regent’s Park, London, United Kingdom|
|Short stories||The Country of the Blind, The Red Room, The Star|
|Movies||War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man|
Footprints without Feet Summary of the Lesson
Griffin was an eccentric scientist. He had discovered a rare drug which could make the human body transparent.
He had carried out an experiment after experiment to prove that the human body could become invisible. At last, he succeeded. He made his body as transparent as a glass by swallowing certain drugs and removing his clothes.
He was not liked by his landlord. He decided to take revenge on him. One day he set his landlord’s house on fire. Then he drank his rare drug and put off his clothes. Now, he could see everyone but none could see him.
He was safe from being caught. But he was without clothes and it was very cold. He passed the night in a London store. He stole goods and money from the store.
Then he went to a village called Iping. He stayed at an inn. He stole money from Clergyman’s desk. A policeman named Jeffers was called. A strange fight took place. Griffin took off his bandages, his glasses and his hat. Now he looked helpless. People were horrified of Griffin. He got free and ran away.