Doctor Who: The Last Dodo

Author: Jacqueline Rayner

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409074005

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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After a trip to the zoo, the Doctor and Martha go in search of a real life dodo, and are transported by the TARDIS to the mysterious Museum of the Last Ones. There, in the Earth section, they discover every extinct creature up to the present day - billions of them, from the tiniest insect to the biggest dinosaur, all still alive and in suspended animation. Preservation is the Museum's only job - collecting the last of every endangered species from all over the universe. And for millennia the Museum has been trying to trace one elusive specimen: the last of the Time Lords... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the acclaimed Doctor Who series from BBC Television.
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Doctor Who: the Last Dodo

Author: Jacqueline Rayner

Publisher: BBC Books

ISBN: 9781785943348

Category:

Page: 256

View: 635

After a trip to the zoo, the Doctor and Martha go in search of a real life dodo, and are transported by the TARDIS to the mysterious Museum of the Last Ones. There, in the Earth section, they discover every extinct creature up to the present day - billions of them, from the tiniest insect to the biggest dinosaur, all still alive and in suspended animation. Preservation is the Museum's only job - collecting the last of every endangered species from all over the universe. And for millennia the Museum has been trying to trace one elusive specimen: the last of the Time Lords... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the acclaimed Doctor Who series from BBC Television.
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Doctor Who: Wooden Heart

Author: Martin Day

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409073378

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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The Castor, a vast starship, seemingly deserted and spinning slowly in the void of deep space. Martha and the Doctor explore the drifting tomb, and discover that they may not be alone after all... Who survived the disaster that overcame the rest of the crew? What continues to power the vessel? And why has a stretch of wooded countryside suddenly appeared in the middle of the craft? As the Doctor and Martha journey through the forest, they find a mysterious, fogbound village - a village traumatised by missing children and tales of its own destruction... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit sci-fi series from BBC Television.
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Doctor Who: Wunderschönes Chaos

Author: Gary Russell

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3864253365

Category: Fiction

Page: 260

View: 6340

Donna Noble ist zurück in London, um Zeit mit ihrer Familie zu verbringen und von ihren Abenteuern mit dem Doktor zu berichten. Ihr Großvater, Wilfred, ist besonders gut gelaunt - er hatte einen neuen Stern am Himmel entdeckt, der daraufhin nach ihm benannt wurde. Er nimmt den Doktor, als Ehrengast, mit zu der Benennungszeremonie. Doch der Doktor ist misstrauisch, auch über andere Veränderungen, die man am Himmel beobachten kann. Vor allem dieser eine Stern dort hinten. Nein, nicht der. Der da, ein Stück weiter links ... Kurz darauf wird die Weltbevölkerung von einer mysteriösen, lilafarbenen Energiematerie kontrolliert, die die Persönlichkeit ändert und die die Menschen seltsamen Handlungen zwingt. Eine alles verzehrende, finstere Macht aus dunkler Vorzeit ist zur Erde gekommen ... und keiner kann sich davor schützen!
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Doctor Who: Martha in the Mirror

Author: Justin Richards

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409071189

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 6090

Castle Extremis - whoever holds it can control the provinces either side that have been at war for centuries. Now the castle is about to play host to the signing of a peace treaty. But as the Doctor and Martha find out, not everyone wants the war to end. Who is the strange little girl who haunts the castle? What is the secret of the book the Doctor finds, its pages made from thin, brittle glass? Who is the hooded figure that watches from the shadows? And what is the secret of the legendary Mortal Mirror? The Doctor and Martha don't have long to find the answers - an army is on the march, and the castle will soon be under siege once more... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit sci-fi series from BBC Television.
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The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 19

Author: Steve Jones

Publisher: Running Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 435

This collection features the most comprehensive yearly overview of horror around the world in all its incarnations, an impressively researched necrology, and a list of indispensable contact addresses for the dedicated reader and budding writer alike. This is the very best of new short stories and novellas by today's masters of the macabre. Contributors include such names as Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Brian Keene, Michael Marshall Smith, Ramsey Campbell, Kim Newman, Elizabeth Massie, Glen Hirshberg, Peter Atkins, and Tanith Lee. This is required reading for any fan of ghoulish fiction.
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Doctor Who: Forever Autumn

Author: Mark Morris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409073319

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 6708

It is almost Halloween in the sleepy New England town of Blackwood Falls. Autumn leaves litter lawns and sidewalks, paper skeletons hang in windows, and carved pumpkins leer from stoops and front porches. The Doctor and Martha soon discover that something long-dormant has awoken in the town, and this will be no ordinary Halloween. What is the secret of the ancient chestnut tree and the mysterious book discovered tangled in its roots? What rises from the local churchyard in the dead of night, sealing up the lips of the only witness? And why are the harmless trappings of Halloween suddenly taking on a creepy new life of their own? As nightmarish creatures prowl the streets, the Doctor and Martha must battle to prevent both the townspeople and themselves from suffering a grisly fate... Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Martha as played by David Tennant and Freema Agyeman in the hit sci-fi series from BBC Television.
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Doctor Who: Shining Darkness

Author: Mark Michalowski

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409072835

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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For Donna Noble, the Andromeda galaxy is a long, long way from home. But even two and a half million light years from Earth, danger lurks around every corner... A visit to an art gallery turns into a race across space to uncover the secret behind a shadowy organisation. From the desert world of Karris to the interplanetary scrapyard of Junk, the Doctor and Donna discover that appearances can be deceptive, that enemies are lurking around every corner - and that the centuries-long peace between humans and machines may be about to come to an end. Because waiting in the wings to bring chaos to the galaxy is The Cult of Shining Darkness. Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Donna as played by David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the hit sci-fi series from BBC Television.
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Doctor Who: Ghosts of India

Author: Mark Morris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409072800

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 4594

India in 1947 is a country in the grip of chaos - a country torn apart by internal strife. When the Doctor and Donna arrive in Calcutta, they are instantly swept up in violent events. Barely escaping with their lives, they discover that the city is rife with tales of 'half-made men', who roam the streets at night and steal people away. These creatures, it is said, are as white as salt and have only shadows where their eyes should be. With help from India's great spiritual leader, Mohandas 'Mahatma' Gandhi, the Doctor and Donna set out to investigate these rumours. What is the real truth behind the 'half-made men'? Why is Gandhi's role in history under threat? And has an ancient, all-powerful god of destruction really come back to wreak his vengeance upon the Earth? Featuring the Tenth Doctor and Donna as played by David Tennant and Catherine Tate in the hit Doctor Who series from BBC Television.
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The Hollywood Dodo

A Novel

Author: Geoff Nicholson

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416598332

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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From the critically acclaimed author of The Food Chain and Footsucker comes a sophisticated comedy about three people caught in the Hollywood machine. Following the death of his wife, Henry Cadwallader, an English doctor, insists on accompanying his aspiring actress daughter, Dorothy, on a trip to Hollywood. He fears she will fall prey to corruption and sleaze, but finds that it is actually he who is being corrupted at every turn. On the flight to LA, they meet 'auteur of the future' Rick McCartney. Rick's trying to get the backing to make a costume drama set in seventeenth-century England about a man who owns what he fears is the last dodo on earth. Dorothy Cadwallader's quest for fame begins badly and goes downhill from there. Meanwhile Henry becomes involved with a former actress turned estate agent. The lives of Henry and Dorothy once again intersect with that of Rick McCartney to dramatic effect as the characters find themselves drawn to the brink, where dreams die and extinction threatens. Sharp humor and keen observation drive Geoff Nicholson's satisfyingly oblique look at America's obsession with stardom.
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Doctor Who - Apollo 23

Author: Justin Richards

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732561127

Category: Fiction

Page: 253

View: 6480

Ein Astronaut in vollem Raumanzug taucht aus dem Nichts in einem belebten Einkaufszentrum auf. Vielleicht ein Werbegag? Ein Foto zeigte eine gut gekleidete Frau in einem roten Mantel, die tot am Rand eines Kraters auf der dunklen Seite des Mondes liegt - daneben ihr geliebtes Hundchen Poochie. Vielleicht ein Schwindel? Aber der Doctor und Amy finden bald heraus, dass dies nur unbedeutendere Nebeneffekte in einem teuflischen Plan sind, die komplette Menschheit zu versklaven. Und es gibt nur eine Möglichkeit, sie zu retten: Apollo 23.
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Doctor Who: Rad aus Eis

Author: Stephen Baxter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783864251955

Category:

Page: 413

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Who’s 50

The 50 Doctor Who Stories to Watch Before You Die: An Unofficial Companion

Author: Graeme Burk,Robert Smith?

Publisher: ECW/ORIM

ISBN: 1770904751

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 420

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“Like being thrown the keys to the TARDIS with a temporal map to visit all those not-to-be-missed adventures in time and space” (Phil Ford, Doctor Who writer). Ever since its premiere on November 23, 1963, Doctor Who has been a television phenomenon. This companion guide presents the top fifty stories from the show’s first fifty years—examining every corner of the imaginative, humorous, and sometimes scary universe that has made Doctor Who an iconic part of popular culture. This must-have reference also includes behind the scenes details, goofs, trivia, connections to Doctor Who lore, and much more.
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Pinocchio

Author: Carlo Collodi

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3958702023

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Carlo Collodi, eigentlich Carlo Lorenzini (1826-1890) war ein italienischer Schriftsteller und Journalist. Meister Seppel, der Marionettenschnitzer, kommt aus dem Staunen nicht mehr heraus: die Puppe, die er gerade geschnitzt hat, ist lebendig! Er tauft sie Pinocchio und schnell zeigt sich: Pinocchio ist eigensinnig und rücksichtslos. Um ihm ein Schulbuch besorgen zu können, verkauft Meister Seppel seine einzige Jacke. Auf dem Weg zur Schule fühlt sich Pinocchio aber magisch von einem Puppentheater angezogen. Das ist der Anfang eines bewegten Abenteuers, in dem sich Pinocchio durch seinen Eigensinn immer wieder in große Probleme bringt. Trotzdem erfüllt sich am Ende Pinocchios großer Wunsch - ein richtiger Junge aus Fleisch und Blut zu werden.
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The Brilliant General Knowledge Quiz Book 2

Author: Kevin Snelgrove

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1908752483

Category: Games

Page: 14

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Are you a pub quiz fan? Do you enjoy learning about different things? Or maybe you just want to find out how much you know about the world we live in? Both fun and educational, this book is guaranteed to teach you something new. Who was President of the United States of America from 1861 to 1865? What five ingredients do you need to make a Pina Colada? Which English city was the first to have Braille signs in its shopping malls? If you think you know the answers to these questions, or would like to find out, this quiz book is for you. With 100 challenging questions on a variety of topics, including films, science, geography, sport, history, food and drink, there is something to please all ages. You’ll never realise how much you don’t know until you have tried to answer the brain teasers in this book. Whether you are looking to broaden your general knowledge or gen up for the next quiz night this book is all you need.
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A Critical History of Doctor Who on Television

Author: John Kenneth Muir

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 491

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Since its inception in November 1963, the British science fiction television series Doctor Who has exerted an enormous impact on the world of science fiction (over 1,500 books have been written about the show). The series follows the adventures of a mysterious Time Lord from the distant planet Gallifrey who travels through time and space to fight evil and injustice. Along the way, he has visited Rome under the rule of Nero, played backgammon with Kublai Khan, and participated in the mythic gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Predating the Star Trek phenomenon by three years, Doctor Who seriously dealt with continuing characters, adult genre principles and futuristic philosophies. Critical and historical examinations of the ideas, philosophies, conceits and morals put forth in the Doctor Who series, which ran for 26 seasons and 159 episodes, are provided here. Also analyzed are thematic concepts, genre antecedents, the overall cinematography and the special effects of the long-running cult favorite. The various incarnations of Doctor Who, including television, stage, film, radio, and spin-offs are discussed. In addition, the book provides an extensive listing of print, Internet, and fan club resources for Doctor Who.
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Doctor Who and Philosophy

Bigger on the Inside

Author: Courtland Lewis,Paula Smithka

Publisher: Open Court

ISBN: 0812697251

Category: Philosophy

Page: 288

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Not only is Doctor Who the longest-running science fiction TV show in history, but it has also been translated into numerous languages, broadcast around the world, and referred to as the “way of the future” by some British politicians. The Classic Doctor Who series built up a loyal American cult following, with regular conventions and other activities. The new series, relaunched in 2005, has emerged from culthood into mass awareness, with a steadily growing viewership and major sales of DVDs. The current series, featuring the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, is breaking all earlier records, in both the UK and the US. Doctor Who is a continuing story about the adventures of a mysterious alien known as “the Doctor,” a traveller of both time and space whose spacecraft is the TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimensions in Space), which from the outside looks like a British police telephone box of the 1950s. The TARDIS is “bigger on the inside than on the outside”—actually the interior is immense. The Doctor looks human, but has two hearts, and a knowledge of all languages in the universe. Periodically, when the show changes the leading actor, the Doctor “regenerates.”
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Doctor Who: Silhouette

Author: Justin Richards

Publisher: Cross Cult

ISBN: 3864257506

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 7799

Die Abenteuer des 12. Doktors gehen weiter! Marlowe Hapworth wird tot in seinem verschlossenen Arbeitszimmer aufgefunden, ermordet von einem unbekannten Angreifer. Rick Bellamy, Straßenkämpfer, wurde das Leben von einer als Leichenbestatter getarnten Gestalt ausgesaugt. Wie hängen diese Dinge miteinander zusammen? Und was hat Orestes Milton, ein reicher Industrieller, mit all dem zu tun? Als der Doktor und Clara sich der Suche anschließen, finden sie sich in einer Welt wieder, in der nichts und niemand ist, was er zu sein scheint.
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