A visionary and disturbing masterpiece, The Island of Doctor Moreau explores the awful potential of biological experimentation.
In one of H. G. Wells’ most celebrated works, the shipwrecked Edward Prendick finds himself alone on an island with the mad scientist Doctor Moreau. When he hears strange cries echoing through the forest, he discovers that the island is inhabited by bizarre human-hybrid creatures. Prendick must escape the island before he becomes the scientist’s next victim.
Raising questions about morality, the hubris of science, and what it means to be human, The Island of Doctor Moreau has fascinated readers for generations.
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