From the list on scientific research on humans or animals.
Who am I?
I have an educational background in geological sciences and hence a strong interest in scientific research, particularly the incredible discoveries and stunning advancements that often come from it. I’ve always done my best to dig deep into the many problems and obstacles that arise in attempting to expand the collective scientific knowledge of mankind, fictionally and otherwise. As a result, my book list shows people and situations at the edges of scientific research which is inherently unknown and, therefore, as thrilling as it is terrifying by its very nature. Not only in terms of the process of doing something without any set rules but also with regard to potential outcomes.
Gordon's book list on scientific research on humans or animals
Discover why each book is one of Gordon's favorite books on scientific research on humans or animals .
Why this book?
This book is ideal for people who like to explore the dark side of scientific obsession devoid of context and the unexpected negative effects of research without any restraint or concern for the consequences in the shadowy figure of Dr. Moreau. One of the most intriguing villains in literary history in my view. When science pursues goals without any concern for how it affects the entire scope of persons involved or the wider field of influence around it, disastrous things can happen no one can predict. That being said, there is a lot of unknowns in pursuing cutting-edge research which cannot be determined beforehand and I feel this novel deals with that adequately too.
Why should I read it?
28 authors picked Frankenstein as one of their favorite books, and they share why you should read it.
What is this book about?
One of the BBC's '100 Novels That Shaped Our World'
'That rare story to pass from literature into myth' The New York Times
Mary Shelley's chilling Gothic tale was conceived when she was only eighteen, living with her lover Percy Shelley on Lake Geneva. The story of Victor Frankenstein who, obsessed with creating life itself, plunders graveyards for the material to fashion a new being, but whose botched creature sets out to destroy his maker, would become the world's most famous work of horror fiction, and remains a devastating exploration of the limits of human creativity. Based on the third…
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