By Brian W. Aldiss
A castaway executive reputable is stranded on an island of artificial monsters during this daring reimagining of the H. G. Wells technological know-how fiction classic
struggle is hell, and the clash tearing the area aside might be humankind’s final. Set adrift on a makeshift raft in the course of the South Pacific, the only survivor of a sabotaged space-shuttle flight, undersecretary of nation Calvert Roberts is bound his existence is coming to an finish. yet destiny intervenes, depositing him dehydrated and part starved at the seashore of an uncharted island with an enormous M etched right into a cliff wall. before everything it seems that to be paradise, yet Eden has a gloomy part: the following, Dr. Mortimer Dart is taking part in God. A genius geneticist who's certifiably mad, he's known as grasp by way of the unspeakable creations of his predecessor—monstrous creatures, neither human nor animal yet a few nightmarish hybrid. but as terrible because the stranded executive reliable unearths those abominations, it's the fact in the back of Dart’s experiments that relax Roberts’s blood—for it's going to open large a window onto an inescapable way forward for vacancy, ashes, and death.
one among twentieth-century technological know-how fiction’s brightest luminaries, Grand grasp Brian W. Aldiss can pay homage to 1 of the genre’s so much liked progenitors, the good H. G. Wells, writer of The Time Machine, The conflict of the Worlds, and different technological know-how fiction classics. An Island known as Moreau is a gripping near-future story of inhuman experimentation, dystopia, morality, warfare, and mad technological know-how that honors and ingeniously updates Wells’s magnificent, darkish masterwork, The Island of health practitioner Moreau.