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The Island of Dr Moreau
H.G. Wells
publisher: Querido, Amsterdam, 1896



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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 a profoundly unusual cargo a menagerie of savage animals. Tended 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. Here, he meets Montgomery's master, the sinister Dr. Moreau a brilliant scientist whose notorious experiments in vivisection have caused him to abandon the civilised world. It soon becomes clear he has been developing these experiments with truly horrific results.

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BOOKS BY H.G. WELLS:

The Time Machine
1895
When a nineteenth-century scientist builds a time machine, his perilous journey into the far distant future leads to the discovery of a strange and terrifying new world.
War of the Worlds
1898
As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth.
Kipps
1905
The social ascent of a shop assistant and his painful adaptation to the new standards forced upon him.
The Island of Dr Moreau
1896
Following a shipwreck, a young naturalist finds himself on an island run by a mad scientist intent on creating a strain of beast men.
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