About Time 5: The Unauthorized Guide to Doctor Who (Series by Lawrence Miles,Tat Wood,Lars Pearson

By Lawrence Miles,Tat Wood,Lars Pearson

Constituting the most important reference paintings on "Doctor Who" ever written, the multi-volume "About Time" strives to develop into the final word reference consultant to the world's longest-running technology fiction application. Written through Lawrence Miles ("Faction Paradox") and long-time sci-fi commentator Tat wooden, "About Time" specializes in the continuity of "Doctor Who" (its characters, alien races and the like), but in addition examines the convey as a piece of social observation. specifically, Miles and wooden dissect the politics and social matters that formed the exhibit in the course of its extraordinary 26-year run (from 1963 to 1989), detailing how the problems of the day prompted this sequence. As a part of this grand opus, approximately Time five examines "Doctor Who" Seasons 18 to 21 (1980 to 1984)-the finish of Tom Baker's time with the express, the total of the Peter Davison period and the advent of Colin Baker because the health care professional. between different issues, approximately Time five solutions such very important "Who" questions as "Why Are There such a lot of Doubles within the Universe?" and "Which tales Have the simplest Body-Counts?"

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