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The Island of Dr. Moreau | Study Guide

H. G. Wells

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Overview

Author

H. G. Wells

Year Published

1896

Type

Novel

Genre

Horror, Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

The Island of Doctor Moreau is narrated in the first person by protagonist Edward Prendick, a wealthy, moral gentleman who finds himself shipwrecked for one year on the island of Doctor Moreau.

Tense

The Island of Doctor Moreau is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The Doctor Moreau of the title is a biologist who performs cruel and bizarre experiments on animals. Most of the novel takes place on his small, isolated island in the South Pacific.

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