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978-0-14-144102-3 / 9780141441023

The Island of Dr Moreau (Penguin Classics)

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Publisher:Penguin Classics

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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Adrift in a dinghy, Edward Prendick, the single survivor from the good ship Lady Vain, is rescued by a vessel carrying an unusual cargoa menagerie of savage animals. Nursed to recovery by their keeper Montgomery, who gives him dark medicine that tastes of blood, Prendick soon finds himself stranded upon an uncharted island in the Pacific with his rescuer and the beasts. There, he meets the sinister Dr. Moreaua brilliant scientist whose notorious experiments in vivisection have caused him to abandon the civilized world. It soon becomes clear that he has continued to develop these experiments with truly horrific results.

  • Includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, a list of further reading, and detailed notes
  • Margaret Atwoods introduction explores the social and scientific relevance of this influential work

 

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