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The Daughter of Doctor Moreau

(Pre-Order, July 19, 2022)

Silvia Moreno-Garcia

 

From the New York Times bestselling author of Mexican Gothic and Velvet Was the Night comes a dreamy reimagining of The Island of Doctor Moreau set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century Mexico.

ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2022--She Reads

 

Carlota Moreau: A young woman growing up on a distant and luxuriant estate, safe from the conflict and strife of the Yucatán peninsula. The only daughter of a researcher who is either a genius or a madman.

Montgomery Laughton: A melancholic overseer with a tragic past and a propensity for alcohol. An outcast who assists Dr. Moreau with his experiments, which are financed by the Lizaldes, owners of magnificent haciendas and plentiful coffers.

The hybrids: The fruits of the doctor's labor, destined to blindly obey their creator and remain in the shadows. A motley group of part human, part animal monstrosities.

All of them live in a perfectly balanced and static world, which is jolted by the abrupt arrival of Eduardo Lizalde, the charming and careless son of Dr. Moreau's patron, who will unwittingly begin a dangerous chain reaction.

For Moreau keeps secrets, Carlota has questions, and, in the sweltering heat of the jungle, passions may ignite.

 

Silvia Moreno-Garcia is the author of the novels Velvet Was the NightMexican GothicGods of Jade and Shadow, and a bunch of other books. She has also edited several anthologies, including the World Fantasy Award-winning She Walks in Shadows (a.k.a. Cthulhu's Daughters). She has won the British Fantasy Award and the Locus Award for her work as a novelist.

 

  • Publisher: Del Rey (July 19, 2022)
  • Language: English
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • ISBN-10: 0593355334
  • ISBN-13: 9780593355336
  • Item Weight: 1.25 pounds
  • Dimensions: 6.13 x 0.81 x 9.25 inches