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Is he seeing someone else?

Once in a while I’ll find an e-book with an invisible character, and usually I’ll buy it just to see what it’s about. Some of the ones I’ve seen lately:

On the way here:

These tend to be filed under “Fantasy” or “Romance — Paranormal,” which isn’t too bothersome a characterization: H. G. Wells gave The Invisible Man a subtitle of “A Grotesque Romance,” which fits with the traditional connotation of “romance” as “adventure,” sexual content notwithstanding.

I should point out that I’ve written a couple of short-short stories on the topic, one of which isn’t all that bad.

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