The Island of Dr.Moreau
By (author) H. G. Wells
Normal Price: $17.21
Your Price: $15.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.72! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.77 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Island of Dr.Moreau by H. G. Wells
Book DescriptionWritten 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, humanlike 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."
Buy Island of Dr.Moreau book by H. G. Wells from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780375760969
(203mm x 133mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author H. G. Wells
Island of Doctor Moreau, Paperback (February 2017)
The Island of Doctor Moreau is the account of Edward Prendick, an English gentleman who finds himself shipwrecked and an unwelcomed guest on the Pacific island of one Doctor Moreau. There, Prendick discovers Moreau is performing horrific experiments, using vivisection to craft animals into human beings.
Time Machine, Paperback (January 2017)
The Time Machine is a scientific romance that helped invent the genre of science fiction and the time travel story. This edition features a contextual introduction, detailed explanatory notes, and two essays Wells wrote just prior to the publication of his first book.
Invisible Man, Paperback (January 2017)
One night in the depths of winter, a bizarre and sinister stranger wrapped in bandages and eccentric clothing arrives in a remote English village. In this pioneering novella, Wells combines comedy, both farcical and satirical, and tragedy - to superbly unsettling effect.
First Men in the Moon, Paperback (January 2017)» View all books by H. G. Wells
At the village of Lympne, on the south coast of England, the failed playwright Mr Bedford meets the brilliant inventor Mr Cavor, and together they invade the moon. The First Men in the Moon is an inspired and imaginative fantasy of space travel and alien life, a satire of turn-of-the-century Britain
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Island of Dr.Moreau book by H. G. Wells and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - H. G. Wells
Peter Straub is the bestselling author of fourteen novels, including "Black House" (with Stephen King), "Ghost Story," "Koko," and "Mr. X." He has won three Bram Stoker Awards, two World Fantasy Awards, and the British Fantasy Award. He lives in New York City.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.