The Question and Answer section for Invisible Man is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Everybody in the bar was shocked into silence at the prospect of a stranger travelling to Iping in the dead of winter. The Coach and Horses Inn was still cozy and warm but now filled with mystery and speculation about the strange guest.
She is pleased because the stranger appears to have a lot of money. She regrets having him when mayhem breaks loose at her Inn.