Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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March Books 25) The Last Voyage, by Dan Abnett

I saw a very favourable review of this Tenth Doctor audio book in DWM, but started off feeling a bit disappointed, particularly after my enjoyment of Dead Air; once again, the Doctor ends up on a ship and has to deal with peculiar forces which appear to be attacking the crew (the fact that I'm also in the middle of rewatching the Second Doctor base-under-siege stories didn't help). But actually it grew on me, really for two reasons: first, Tennant, once again, is a brilliant reader, this time telling the story in third person so that he switches from his native Scots to his Doctor's Estuary English, and likewise for the other characters as appropriate; and secondly because the story turns out to have a genuinely good sfnal concept behind it, which really tied up all the ends rather neatly. So, finishing the month's consumption of books, both paper and audio, on a high.
Tags: bookblog 2010, doctor who, doctor who: 10, writer: dan abnett
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