The Invisible Man (1897) is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells. The Invisible Man of the title is Griffin, a scientist who has devoted himself to research into optics and invents a way to change a body's refractive index to that of air so that it neither absorbs nor reflects light and thus becomes invisible. He successfully carries out this procedure on himself, but fails in his attempt to reverse it. What will he do when he runs out of money? Read this book to find out how did Wells finish the story of the use of this still not available but desired invention.