The Island of Doctor MoreauBook - 2005
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Edward Prendick, the single survivor from a shipwreck, is rescued by a vessel carrying unusual cargo - a group of savage animals. Soon, Prendick finds himself stranded on an island in the Pacific, where he meets Dr. Moreau, a brilliant scientist whose contrtoversial and dangerous experiments have... Read More »
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"It's chance, I tell you," he interrupted, "as everything is in a man's life."
There is, though I do not know how there is or why there is, a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts of heaven. There it must be, I think, in the vast and eternal laws of matter, and not in the daily cares and sins and troubles of men, that whatever is more than animal within us must find its solace and its hope. -- Ch. 22
To this day I have never troubled about the ethics of the matter. The study of Nature makes a man at last as remorseless as Nature.
-- Ch. 14
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A survivor of a shipwreck finds himself on an island where a mad scientist named Dr. Moreau is turning animals into human-like beings.
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