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Food of the Gods, the (1904) [Novel]
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Summary (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
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionHorrorAnimals Run Rampant, Werewolves
FictionScience FictionSpecies EvolutionBioengineering

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Seven Famous Novels (1934) [Omnibus Volume]
      Author: H. G. Wells

Edition #1: The Food of the Gods

The Food of the Gods (1904)
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Language: English

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth (2007)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Dodo Press
ISBN: 9781406584196
Pages: 221

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The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth (December 2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Mineola, NY
Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486448466
Pages: 193

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The Food of the Gods (1965)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Berkley Books
Pages: 254

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The Food of the Gods (1965)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Airmont Publishing
Pages: 190

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The Food of the Gods (1963)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages: 189
Notes: Ballantine book #F725

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