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The Island of Doctor Moreau H. G. Wellls

The Island of Doctor Moreau

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    The Island of Doctor Moreau

    Editorial: BertaBooks

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9788826447988

    Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $36.43

    Medios de pago
      The Island of Doctor Moreau H. G. Wellls

      The Island of Doctor Moreau

      $36.43

      Medios de pago

        The Island of Doctor Moreau

        Editorial: BertaBooks

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9788826447988

        Formatos: ePub (Sin DRM)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $36.43

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel, by English author, H. G. Wells.  In The Island of Dr. Moreau, a shipwrecked gentleman named Edward Prendick, stranded on a Pacific island lorded over by the notorious Dr. Moreau, confronts dark secrets, strange creatures, and a reason to run for his life.  Modern readers familiar with genetic engineering will marvel at Wells’s prediction of the ethical issues raised by producing “smarter” human beings or bringing back extinct species. These levels of interpretation add a richness to Prendick’s adventures on Dr. Moreau’s island of lost souls without distracting from what is still a rip-roaring good read.  The text of the novel is the narration of Edward Prendick, a shipwrecked man rescued by a passing boat who is 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 is a classic of early science fiction and remains one of Wells's best-known books. It has been adapted to film and other media on many occasions.
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