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The Island of Doctor Moreau is a classic work of early science fiction and one of H. G. Wells' most visionary novels. It recounts the harrowing ordeal of Edward Prendick, an Englishman who survives a shipwreck in the southern Pacific Ocean. Rescued by a man named Montgomery, Prendick finds himself on an island belonging to Dr. Moreau, formerly an eminent physiologist in London who was expelled from his homeland for his cruel vivisection experiments. Prendick...
Mrs. Brisby, a mild-mannered mother mouse with a plan to move heaven and Earth (or at least her house and home) to save her family from Farmer Fitzgibbon's plow. Along the way she gets some help from a lovelorn crow, a busybody neighbor mouse and a fearsome owl.
In a future much nearer than you think, where scientific experimentation is exploited for commercial profit, unwisely under-supervised cutting-edge technology creates a menace that threatens the very fabric of human existence. Sammy, a lab rat instilled with human genes and supersized intelligence, escapes into the world outside the lab where he, aware of humankind's cruelty in the name of science, has the potential to sire a rodent army capable of...
Tory Brennan is the leader of a band of teenage 'sci-philes' who live on an island off the coast of South Carolina and when the group rescues a dog caged for medical testing, they are exposed to an experimental strain of canine parvovirus that changes their lives forever.
5) Funky monkey
A CIA agent and the chimpanzee he has liberated from an animal testing lab take refuge in the home of a woman and her teenaged son.
Shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun is asked to consult on a top-secret project involving the genetic enhancement of sharks which goes terribly wrong.
"From the bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a dreamy reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico. Carlota Moreau: A young woman growing up on a distant and luxuriant estate, safe from the conflict and strife of the Yucat�an peninsula. The only daughter of a researcher who is either a genius or a madman. Montgomery Laughton: A melancholic overseer with a tragic...
In the tumultuous summer of 1974, in the shadowy rooms of a rundown mansion in Rhode Island, renowned psychologist Dr. Piers Preis-Herald brings together a group of seven collegiate researchers to study the inner lives of man's closest relative--the primate. They set out to teach their subject, who would eventually be known to the world as Smithy, American Sign Language. But as the summer deepens and the history of the mansion manifests, the messages...
10) The hive
The hive: Flesh-eating army ants--200 million strong--are making their way through the jungles of Brazil, devouring every little thing in their path. The murderous ants are multiplying by the second, and humans are their bloody picnic. Vipers: Eden Island. Beautiful, idyllic and suddenly the most terrifying place on earth. Scientifically-enhanced snakes bred for their venom have now broken free from a remote research facility and they won't stop...
The secret of NIMH: Mrs. Brisby is a mild-mannered mother mouse with a plan to move her house and home to save her family from Farmer Fitzgibbons' plow. But when Mrs. Brisby discovers the secret of NIMH, it could change her life forver! The secret of NIMH: Timmy to the rescue: Timmy Brisby, the youngest son of Jonathan Brisby, is called upon to save the mice-folk of Thorn Valley from the evil NIMH.
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