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The island of Dr. Moreau

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Stamford, Connecticut : Longmeadow Press, [1994] ©1994
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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, 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." -- Wikipedia.org.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 0681103612 9780681103610
OCLC Number: 664375726
Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Island of Doctor Moreau
Responsibility: H. G. Wells.

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"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, 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." -- Wikipedia.org.

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