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The Island of Doctor Moreau

H. G. Wells

The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) is a classic of early science fiction and remains one of Wells’ best-known books, and has been adapted to film and other media on many occasions. The novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat, and left on the island home of Doctor Moreau, who creates human-like hybrid 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. Wells described the novel as “an exercise in youthful blasphemy”.

The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) is a classic of early science fiction and remains one of Wells’ best-known books, and has been adapted to film and other media on many occasions. The novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat, and left on the island home of Doctor Moreau, who creates human-like hybrid 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. Wells described the novel as “an exercise in youthful blasphemy”.
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The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) is a classic of early science fiction and remains one of Wells’ best-known books, and has been adapted to film and other media on many occasions. The novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat, and left on the island home of Doctor Moreau, who creates human-like hybrid 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. Wells described the novel as “an exercise in youthful blasphemy”.

Language:

English

Narrators:

George Doyle

Length:

4h 54m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:20


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

06:59


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

07:11


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

12:11


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:59


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

09:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:24


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:42


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:39


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:14


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:11


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

12:32


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

19:11


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:39


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

27:10


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

27:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

11:20


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

08:51


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:07


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

11:23


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

24:30


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:01