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The island of Doctor Moreau

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Penguin,
Pub. Date:
2005.
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English
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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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9780141441023
014144102
9780198702665
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Full title island of doctor moreau
Author wells h g
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series Oxford world's classics, Penguin classics
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subject_facet Animal experimentation -- Fiction, Science fiction, Wells, H. G. -- (Herbert George), -- 1866-1946
title_display The island of Doctor Moreau
title_full The island of Doctor Moreau / H. G. Wells ; edited with an introduction and notes by Darryl Jones, The island of Doctor Moreau / H.G. Wells ; edited by Patrick Parrinder ; with an introduction by Margaret Atwood and notes by Steven Mclean
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