October 31st, 2013

doctor who

50 years of Who: 1996

1996:

TV
The Movie

Books
Doctor Who - The Novel of The Film (8)
Doctor Who - The Script of the Film (8)
Just War (7)
Warchild (7)
SLEEPY (7)
Death and Diplomacy (7)
Happy Endings (7)
GodEngine (7)
Christmas on a Rational Planet (7)
Return of the Living Dad (7)
The Death of Art (7)
Damaged Goods (7)
Bad Therapy (7)
Downtime
The Man in the Velvet Mask (1)
The English Way of Death (4)
The Eye of the Giant (3)
The Sands of Time (5)
Killing Ground (6)
The Scales of Injustice (3)
The Shadow of Weng-Chiang (4)
Twilight of the Gods (2)
Speed of Flight (3)
The Plotters (1)
Cold Fusion (5,7)
Who Killed Kennedy?
Decalog 3: Consequences

Audio
Doctor Who and the Ghosts of N-Space

The first Who from 1996 that I encountered: The Scales of Injustice, shortly before I watched The Movie for the first time.

My favourite Who from 1996: We have to acknowledge the importance of The Movie for providing a glimmer of hope, as well as much distraction. But there are a number of good books in this range, and I will single out The Sands of Time as an excellent fifth Doctor story. Honorable mentions to The Man in the Velvet Mask, Who Killed Kennedy?, Decalog 3: Consequences, Downtime, Just War and The Eye of the Giant.

Moving swiftly on from: The Plotters. Meant to be funny but I couldn't get past the anachronisms.

So, what was your favourite of the above? What is the best bit? (And if you like, what is the worst bit?)

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books

October Books

I'm way behind with bookblogging, and not likely to catch up for a couple of weeks, which is a shame as it's more or less the tenth anniversary of my starting this uplifting habit. Anyway, this is the index for October 2013, the 120th month in which I have logged every book I read on Livejournal.

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