Classic / British EnglishEdward Prendick is travelling in the South Pacific when his ship goes down. He is saved after many days at sea by another ship, and a passenger, Montgomery, nurses him back to health. Prendick becomes interested in the mystery of MontgomeryÂ s life. Why does he live on an unknown Pacific island? Why is he taking animals there? And should Prendick fear the dark secrets of MontgomeryÂ s master Â the even more mysterious Doctor Moreau?