Download About Time 5: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who (Series by Lawrence Miles,Tat Wood,Lars Pearson PDF

By Lawrence Miles,Tat Wood,Lars Pearson

Constituting the biggest reference paintings on "Doctor Who" ever written, the multi-volume "About Time" strives to turn into the last word reference consultant to the world's longest-running technology fiction software. Written by means of Lawrence Miles ("Faction Paradox") and long-time sci-fi commentator Tat wooden, "About Time" makes a speciality of the continuity of "Doctor Who" (its characters, alien races and the like), but additionally examines the exhibit as a piece of social observation. specifically, Miles and wooden dissect the politics and social concerns that formed the express in the course of its unheard of 26-year run (from 1963 to 1989), detailing how the problems of the day encouraged this sequence. As a part of this grand opus, approximately Time five examines "Doctor Who" Seasons 18 to 21 (1980 to 1984)-the finish of Tom Baker's time with the express, the complete of the Peter Davison period and the advent of Colin Baker because the medical professional. between different issues, approximately Time five solutions such extremely important "Who" questions as "Why Are There such a lot of Doubles within the Universe?" and "Which tales Have the simplest Body-Counts?"

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