A picture for the book The Island of Doctor Moreau

The Island of Doctor Moreau

The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896) is a science fiction classic exploring the limits of what separates man and beast. There have been three major film adaptations; our favorite starred Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer (1996). Wells' book is featured in our collection of Books for Young Readers and our Science Fiction Study Guide


Chapter 1: In The Dingey Of The "Lady Vain"

Chapter 2: The Man Who Was Going Nowhere

Chapter 3: The Strange Face

Chapter 4: At The Schooner's Rail

Chapter 5: The Man Who Had Nowhere To Go

Chapter 6: The Evil-Looking Boatmen

Chapter 7: The Locked Door

Chapter 8: The Crying Of The Puma

Chapter 9: The Thing In The Forest

Chapter 10: The Crying Of The Man

Chapter 11: The Hunting Of The Man

Chapter 12: The Sayers Of The Law

Chapter 13: A Parley

Chapter 14: Doctor Moreau Explains

Chapter 15: Concerning The Beast Folk

Chapter 16: How The Beast Folk Taste Blood

Chapter 17: A Catastrophe

Chapter 18: The Finding Of Moreau

Chapter 19: Montgomery's "Bank Holiday"

Chapter 20: Alone With The Beast Folk

Chapter 21: The Reversion Of The Beast Folk

Chapter 22: The Man Alone

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