The Island of Dr. Moreau.pdf

The Island of Dr. Moreau PDF

H. G. Wells

Written in 1896, The Island of Dr. Moreau is one of the earliest scientific romances. An instant sensation, it was meant as a commentary on Darwins theory of evolution, which H. G. Wells stoutly believed. The story centers on the depraved Dr. Moreau, who conducts unspeakable animal experiments on a remote tropical island, with hideous, humanlike results. Edward Prendick, an English-man whose misfortunes bring him to the island, is witness to the Beast Folks strange civilization and their eventual terrifying regression. While gene-splicing and bioengineering are common practices today, readers are still astounded at Wellss haunting vision and the ethical questions he raised a century before our time.

The Island of Dr Moreau is an early SF classic with a precautionary moral about man playing God with animals. It was written at the time that Darwinian evolutionary theory was becoming more accepted and reflects many issues and concerns arising from this and man's ability to alter nature. Dr Moreau's attempts to produce animals with human

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