The Island of Dr. Moreau

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Magnum Easy Eye Books, 1968 - Animal experimentation - 189 pages
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Prendick was rescued by a creature and carried aboard a trader bound for an island where a scientist performs ghastly experiments.

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Wells prose is great for a late 19th century writer. - Goodreads
The writing is somewhat stilted. - Goodreads
Great book, brilliant premise. - Goodreads
The ending was inevitable and anticlimactic. - Goodreads
Very interesting book with a very unique plot. - Goodreads
Good imagery, grand concept. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Valerie - Goodreads

Awesome short novel about the conflict of science and morality by HG Wells, published after Darwin's Origin of the Species. Edward Prendick ends up on an island with strange animals who can talk and have a form of religion--really though provoking. Read full review

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User Review  - Wes Townsend - Goodreads

This book fucked with my head. A lot of "horror" is merely shock value, but The Island of Dr. Moreau is a realer, deeper kind of horror. I mean, it is really unsettling. I was having weird animal ... Read full review

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