The Island of Doctor Moreau - Q1: A Thrilling Read?
"...I'm dying to hear how you came to be alone in the boat."
I thought I detected a certain suspicion in his eyes."
As I was reading this, I got to thinking that the novel was a textbook thriller. I found the opening chapters extremely suspenseful. Did you agree? Was there anything about the structure that particularly grabbed you - the pacing? the build and release of tension? The foreshadowing? Does the novel carry this momentum to the end?