Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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April Books 12) The Roots of Evil, by Philip Reeve

‘Aggie?’ said the Doctor thoughtfully. ‘I wonder what that’s short for?’
The girl’s nostrils flared proudly. ‘My full name is Agony-Without-End-Shall-Be-The-Doctor’s-Punishment.’
The Penguin series of short Who books for younger readers keeps getting better. This month (published two days ago) we have the Fourth Doctor and Leela in an adventure on a giant spaceborne tree. The plot combines quite a lot of elements of Leela's first televised adventure with nods to New Who, and also a decent moral twist to the tale in the end. If this is typical of Reeve's writing, I may well seek out more.

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Tags: bookblog 2013, doctor who, doctor who: 04
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