Ahistory: An Unauthorized History of the Doctor Who Universe

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Mad Norwegian Press, Dec 1, 2007 - Performing Arts - 432 pages
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"AHistory" serves as the definitive (if unofficial) timeline to the whole of "Doctor Who," and incorporates nearly 600 full-length stories into a cohesive chronology. In short, this book indexes virtually every "Doctor Who" event worth noting - starting at the beginning of time and running through to the universe's end. This guide is the vastly updated and revised successor to Parkin's hugely acclaimed "A History of the Universe" (1996), and contains more than double the material of the original. All told, "AHistory" incorporates: More than four decades of the "Doctor Who" TV show, including the 2007 series starring David Tennant; all original "Doctor Who" novels up through "Wooden Heart"; all "Doctor Who" novellas from Telos and all "Doctor Who" audios from Big Finish up through "The Wishing Beast." This Second Edition of "AHistory" also includes all Torchwood episodes and novels, plus the "Doctor Who Magazine" comic strip that's been running since 1979.

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User Review  - Kristina - Goodreads

Ahistory: An Unathorized History of the Doctor Who Universe is an amazing book. Its detail is exhausting. Anything you want to know about Doctor Who (and by extension Torchwood and the Sarah Jane ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam O'Neill - Goodreads

Us Doctor Who fans are probably far more preoccupied with continuity than any other set of fans in the whole world, which I think is more than a bit ironic as Doctor Who itself clearly isn't. Most ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Lance Parkin has written numerous "Doctor Who" novels, was a storyline writer on UK soap "Emmerdale" for a couple of years and wrote a biography of Alan Moore. Projects include a guide to the writer Phillip Pullman and "Warlords of Utopia," a novel for Mad Norwegian Press' "Faction Paradox" series.

Lars Pearson is one of the foremost experts on Doctor Who in North America. He thanks God that the new series has silenced those who preferred to overlook the original show's imagination in favor of giggling over how the spaceships looked like dish soap bottles. He's also pleased that the new show has gotten his wife interested in Doctor Who. (Although her rabid interest in Doctor Who fanfic is slightly disturbing. It worries him when she asks under what conditions the TARDIS console pulsates.)

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