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1785945300
Book:Dr Who and the Pirate Planet; James Goss; based on the TV story by Douglas Adams:2020 Book Dr Who and the Pirate Planet; James Goss; based on the TV story by Douglas Adams
Dr Who and the Pirate Planet; James Goss; based on the TV story by Douglas Adams
Author: Goss, James
Author: Adams, Douglas
Year: 2020
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: SCI-FI
Category: Fiction
Publisher: BBC Books, 2020
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9781785945304
Notes:
Originally published: 2017
The hugely powerful Key to Time has been split into six segments, all of which have been disguised and hidden throughout time and space. Now the even more powerful White Guardian wants the Doctor to find the pieces. With the first segment successfully retrieved, the Doctor, Romana and K-9 trace the second segment of the Key to the planet Calufrax. But when they arrive at exactly the right point in space, they find themselves on exactly the wrong planet - Zanak. Ruled by the mysterious 'Captain', Zanak is a happy and prosperous planet. Mostly. If the mines run out of valuable minerals and gems then the Captain merely announces a New Golden Age and they fill up again. It's an economic miracle - so obviously something's very wrong.
Series: Doctor Who
Extent: 416 pages, 18 cm, pbk
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A brilliant mash up of H2G2 & Doctor Who. James Goss has perfectly captured Douglas Adams' voice
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The novel has essential background on the story, sensitively and cleverly written it more than just
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Physical or Electronic: Physical
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