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The island of Dr. Moreau / H.G. Wells ; foreword by Peter Straub.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 5 total copies.

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Modern Library classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington SF WEL (Text) 32572000041400 CVBPLC Sci-Fi / Fantasy Available -
Mitchell Comm. PL - Mitchell FIC WEL (Text) 36823000972896 Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library FIC WEL (Text) 39206019206281 Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield FIC Wells (Text) 31208912588680 fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC WELLS, H.G. (Text) 33946003398869 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0375760962
  • ISBN: 9780375760969
  • Physical Description: xxxi, 206 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002.

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Summary, etc.:
"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 Darwin's 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, human-like results. Edward Prendick, an English-man whose misfortunes bring him to the island, is witness to the Beast Folk's strange civilization and their eventual terrifying regression. While gene-splicing and bioengineering are common practices today, readers are still astounded at Wells's haunting vision and the ethical questions he raised a century before our time."-- back cover.
Subject: Animal experimentation > Fiction.
Genre: Science fiction.

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