The Island of Dr. Moreau (Google eBook)
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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Review: The Island of Dr. MoreauUser Review - Georgia Butler - Goodreads
I found this story too disturbing . . . the ideas (vivisection) . . . the imagery. In truth I more skimmed than read the book. I didn't anticipate the level of horror and I can't abide horror. Read full review
Review: The Island of Dr. MoreauUser Review - Michelle - Goodreads
Great classic. HG Wells was the father of science fiction and this book a materpiece. A scientist living on a remote island and performing experiments to blur the characteristics of beasts, attempting to humanize them not only physically but mentally and emotionally. Read full review