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Herbert Wells

The Island of Doctor Moreau

Edward Prendick is shipwrecked in the Pacific. Rescued by Doctor Moreau's assistant he is taken to the doctor's island home where he discovers the doctor has been experimenting on the animal inhabitants of the island, creating bizarre proto-humans…
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    al mshared an impression3 years ago
    👍Worth reading


    b9468631886has quoted3 months ago
    These circumstances threw a haze of mystery round the man. They laid hold of my imagination, and hampered my tongue.
    Elishas quoted3 years ago
    An animal may be ferocious and cunning enough, but it takes a real man to tell a lie.
    Elishas quoted3 years ago
    This store which men and women set on pleasure and pain, Prendick, is the mark of the beast upon them,—the mark of the beast from which they came! Pain, pain and pleasure, they are for us only so long as we wriggle in the dust.

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