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August Books 26) The King's Dragon, by Una McCormack

One of the July crop of New Who books, by altariel of this parish. Starts by hinting that it may be a Doctor Who version of Beowulf (main setting is the small city of Geath, ruled by Beol) but goes in quite a different direction - ending up with a nod or two towards Star Trek with a running subtext of sardonic political commentary. This will all be above the heads of the age group who are the main audience for this series of books, but their parents will enjoy it all the same.
Tags: bookblog 2010, doctor who, doctor who: 11, writer: una mccormack
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