Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

October Books 7) Doctor Who: A Celebration, by Peter Haining

Somehow I never got hold of this lovely reference book on the first 20 years of Doctor Who when it was first published in 1983. Most of the material is of course familiar to me from many other sources, but there is a particularly nice piece by Barry Letts, who died only a few days ago. Lots of good illustrations too. Shame that Haining didn't get any contribution from Philip Hinchcliffe or Robert Holmes, but the pieces by Terrance Dicks and John Nathan-Turner are also above average.
Tags: bookblog 2009, doctor who, doctor who: reference

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