|Food of the Gods, the (1904) [Novel]|
by H. G. Wells
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(From the publisher):
Two scientists devise a compound that produces enormous plants, animals — and humans! The chilling results are disastrous. First published in 1904, this gripping, newly relevant tale of science fiction combines fast-paced entertainment with social commentary as it considers the ethics involved in genetic engineering.
Summary (IBList user synopsis):
Two scientists, Professor Redwood and Mr. Bensington, stumble upon an amazing discovery, that which they have dubbed Herakleophorbia, or the food of the gods. This substance has the properties to cause any living thing to grow continuously, but will this cause more harm than good?
Original title: The Food of the Gods
Genre: Fiction→ Horror→ Animals Run Rampant, Werewolves
Fiction→ Science Fiction→ Species Evolution→ Bioengineering
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Seven Famous Novels (1934) [Omnibus Volume]
Author: H. G. Wells