Book cover - The Island of Doctor Moreau - Author H. G. Wells

The Island of Doctor Moreau

Author H. G. Wells

  • Release Date: 2019-04-03
  • Genre: Classics

The Island of Doctor Moreau Summary


The Island of Doctor Moreau - The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells. The text of the novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat who is left on the island home of Doctor Moreau, a mad scientist who creates human-like hybrid beings from animals via vivisection. The novel deals with a number of philosophical themes, including pain and cruelty, moral responsibility, human identity, and human interference with nature. Wells described it as "an exercise in youthful blasphemy".

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