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Caroline John reads this gripping novelization of a classic Doctor Who adventure.
In this, the first adventure of his third incarnation, Doctor Who, Liz Shaw, and the Brigadier grapple with the nightmarish invasion of the Autons.
Living, giant-sized, plastic-modeled humans with no hair and sightless eyes, they are waxwork replicas and tailors dummies whose murderous behavior is directed by the Nestene Consciousness a malignant, squid-like monster of cosmic proportions and indescribably hideous appearance.
Caroline John, who played Liz Shaw in the original "Doctor Who" TV serial "Spearhead from Space, " reads Terrance Dicks complete and unabridged novelization, first published by Target Books in 1974."
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Terrance Dicks worked together with Malcolm Hulke on scripts for "The Avengers" as well as other series before becoming assistant and later full script editor of "Doctor Who". Dicks worked on the entirety of the Jon Pertwee Third Doctor era of the program and returned as a writer scripting Tom Baker s first story as the Fourth Doctor: "Robot". His later scriptwriting credits on "Doctor Who" included the twentieth anniversary story "The Five Doctors". Dicks novelized many of the original "Doctor Who" stories for Target books and has written original "Doctor Who" novels for BBC Books.
Caroline John is a British actress best known for her role as Liz Shaw in "Doctor Who", as well as several other television roles. After training at the Central School of Speech and Drama, she worked in theater, touring with the Royal Shakespeare Company and the National Theatre in "King Lear", "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead", "The Merchant of Venice", and as Hero in Franco Zeffirelli s production of "Much Ado about Nothing".
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Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR008904389
Book Description Target Books. Paperback. Condition: Fair. Seller Inventory # G0426103130I5N00
Book Description W.H. Allen & Co. - Target, London, 1984. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: As New. First Printing. 126 Pages. Orange covers. Inferno is the name of a top-secret drilling project to penetrate the Earth's crust and release a major new energy source. A crisis develops when a noxious liquid leaks out as drilling progresses --- the green poison has agrotesquely debilitating effect on human beings. As the Earth's plight worsens, the Doctdor is trapped in a parallel world, lunable to rescue the planet and its inhabitants from the destructive force of Inferno. Seller Inventory # 9127
Book Description W. H. Allen & Co. Ltd., London, 1978. Softcover. Condition: Fair. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Paperback Reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 156 pp. . Covers worn and yellowed and contents tanned else very acceptable copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Doctor Who; Doctor Who. ISBN: 0426103130. ISBN/EAN: 9780426103134. Inventory No: 3514. Seller Inventory # 3514
Book Description Target Books. PAPERBACK. Condition: Good. 0426103130 signes of wear and tear Previous owners inscription. Seller Inventory # AAA0021452
Book Description W.H.Allen, London, 1984. Softcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Paperback Reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 156 pp. . Covers lightly shelf worn and rubbed at edges. Contents lightly toned else a clean crisp copy. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy; Doctor Who; Doctor Who. ISBN: 0426103130. ISBN/EAN: 9780426103134. Inventory No: 3473. Seller Inventory # 3473
Book Description Target, 1974. Soft cover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. Seller Inventory # 001989