Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
Nicholas
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August Books 24) Warlock, by Andrew Cartmel

I thought this was a particularly good New Adventure, a partial (though independent) sequel to the much earlier Warhead, taking the Doctor, Ace and Benny to very near-future England and America to deal with a peculiar new drug and a truly horrible animal experimentation centre. I was hooked, and felt that Cartmel managed to control the plot and characters in a very grownup Who story. Looking through my records I can see some of the themes from this and Warhead cropping up in Cartmel's later Who work, but not as well co-ordinated as they are here. Really very impressed.
Tags: bookblog 2012, doctor who, doctor who: 07, writer: andrew cartmel
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