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The island of Dr. Moreau

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York : Signet Classics, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dr. Moreau, a scientist expelled from his homeland for cruel experiments, finds a deserted island where he can create hideous creatures with manlike intelligence. But as the rigid order on Moreau's island dissolves, the consequences of his experiments emerge, and his creations revert to beasts more shocking than nature could devise.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 0451529898 9780451529893
OCLC Number: 58600147
Description: vi, 224 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; with a new afterword by Dr. John L. Flynn.
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Dr. Moreau, a scientist expelled from his homeland for cruel experiments, finds a deserted island where he can create hideous creatures with manlike intelligence. But as the rigid order on Moreau's island dissolves, the consequences of his experiments emerge, and his creations revert to beasts more shocking than nature could devise.

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