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Island of Dr. Moreau, The

By Wells, H. G.

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Book Id: WPLBN0002952234
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Reproduction Date: 2007

Title: Island of Dr. Moreau, The  
Author: Wells, H. G.
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Adventure, Science fiction
Collections: Audio Books Collection, Island of Dr. Moreau, The
Historic
Publication Date:
1896
Publisher: LibriVox Audio Books

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The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature and identity, religion, Darwinism, and eugenics. When the novel was written in the late 19th century, England's scientific community was engulfed by debates on animal vivisection. Interest groups were even formed to tackle the issue: the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection was formed two years after the publication of the novel. The novel is presented as a discovered manuscript, introduced by the narrator's nephew; it then 'transcribes' the tale. (Summary from Wikipedia)

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Electronic recorded live performance of a reading

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Adventure, Science fiction, Teen/Young adult

 

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