The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel by H. G. Wells.
Ranked among the classic novels of the English language and the inspiration for
several unforgettable movies, this early work of H. G. 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. While this riveting tale was
intended to be a commentary on evolution, divine creation, and the tension
between human nature and culture, modern readers familiar with genetic
engineering will marvel at Wells's prediction