Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Island of Dr. Moreau

  • Gregor goes to the doctor

    Larry Zaroff Palo Alto, California, United States   Photo by Anthony Kei C on Flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. My clinic is far North in Acres, Montana, perversely, a small town near the Canadian border, where, in October, without permission the dark sneaks in early. My work here, after twenty-six years as a cardiac surgeon in…

  • Moreau’s mysterious creatures

    Shelley Co Harlem, New York, United States     The tale begins with a shipwrecked man who lands on a mysterious island filled with half human and half animal type creatures. From this, the novel seems a little ridiculous and even simplistic. But in actuality, H.G. Wells’ novel, The Island of Dr. Moreau, can be read…