The Island of Doctor Moreau ( An Original Classic ) by H. G. Wells (Hardback)
- Page : 129
- ISBN : 978-9394885646
- Dimensions : 22.5 x 14.5 x 1 cm
The Island of Doctor Moreau” is a science fiction, called “an exercise in youthful blasphemy”. 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 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. Herbert George Wells (1866 – 1946), known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games.