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Island of Dr. Moreau

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ISBN-10: 0553214322

ISBN-13: 9780553214321

Edition: N/A

Authors: H. G. Wells

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Ranked among the classic novels of the English language and the inspiration for several unforgettable movies, this early work of H. G. Wells was greeted in 1896 by howls of protest from reviewers, who found it horrifying and blasphemous. They wanted to know more about the wondrous possibilities of science shown in his first book, The Time Machine, not its potential for misuse and terror. In The Island of Dr. Moreau a shipwrecked gentleman named Edward Prendick, stranded on a Pacific island lorded over by the notorious Dr. Moreau, confronts dark secrets, strange creatures, and a reason to run for his life. While this riveting tale was intended to be a commentary on evolution, divine…    
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Book details

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/1994
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 4.13" wide x 6.85" long x 0.35" tall
Weight: 0.198