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The Island of Dr. Moreau [Classic Tales Edition] Audiobook

The Island of Dr. Moreau [Classic Tales Edition]

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After many days at sea, Edward Prendick is picked up by a schooner transporting exotic animals to an undisclosed location. On this secret island he is forced to disembark, catching faint glimpses of creatures born from nightmares.

Public Domain (P)2014 B. J. Harrison

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    Richard Daniel Fort Worth, TX USA 04-19-16
    Richard Daniel Fort Worth, TX USA 04-19-16 Member Since 2014
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    Would you listen to The Island of Dr. Moreau [Classic Tales Edition] again? Why?

    I've read this many time but this is the first audio that does the story justice. Harrison's voice and tone are perfect for this book. A personal favorite, but not much action. Harrison tells the story the way I hear it in my mind when I read the text.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The first chapter, the explanation of what is about to occur.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No. This is a tale to be enjoyed in small segments.


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  • TraceyEva
    London
    5/19/16
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    "This audiobook really draws you in"

    I was very impressed with B J Harrison's narration. He is very good when it comes to creation the voices of the "creatures" . It raises a great many ethical and theological issues. HG Wells was a genius. Such sublime writing. Very exciting. At times it was also quite scary. Dystopia at its best!

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