The Discontinuity Guide

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MonkeyBrain Books, Jan 1, 2004 - Fiction - 349 pages
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A brilliant attempt to stitch the 26 years of Doctor Who into a coherent narrative. This is an esssential reference for fand and a hilarious introduction for newcomers.

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I've marked this as read today, though really it was finished months ago. I made my way through all of the old episodes of Classic Who via DVD, CD, and Audible [where appropriate] and as I went I read ... Read full review

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Unfortunately, just adequate. There's too much time discussing minutia and too little going after the big picture of the episodes. Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Paul Cornell works at Microsoft on the documentation team for Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system. He worked as an editor, writer, and columnist on the MSDN Office Developer Center and edited the "Microsoft Office Visual Basic Language Reference". Cornell also founded the Power User Corner, on Microsoft Office Online, where he was a frequent contributor.

Martin Day is a screenwriter and novelist best known for his work on various spin-offs related to the BBC Television series "Doctor Who", as well as many episodes of the daytime soaps "Doctors" and "Family Affairs".

Terrance Dicks worked together with Malcolm Hulke on scripts for "The Avengers" as well as other series before becoming assistant and later full script editor of "Doctor Who". Dicks worked on the entirety of the Jon Pertwee Third Doctor era of the program and returned as a writer scripting Tom Baker s first story as the Fourth Doctor: "Robot". His later scriptwriting credits on "Doctor Who" included the twentieth anniversary story "The Five Doctors". Dicks novelized many of the original "Doctor Who" stories for Target books and has written original "Doctor Who" novels for BBC Books.

A 2009/2008/2007 Hugo Award nominee, 2008 Philip K. Dick Award nominee, 2008/2006 Chesley Award winner/nominee, and 2006 World Fantasy Award nominee, Lou Anders is the editorial director of Prometheus Books' science fiction and fantasy imprint Pyr, as well as the anthologies With Great Power... (Gallery Books, July 2010), Swords & Dark Magic (Eos, June 2010, coedited with Jonathan Strahan), Fast Forward 2 (Pyr, October 2008), Sideways in Crime (Solaris, June 2008), Fast Forward 1 (Pyr, February 2007), FutureShocks (Roc, January 2006), Projections: Science Fiction in Literature & Film (MonkeyBrain, December 2004), Live Without a Net (Roc, 2003), andOutside the Box (Wildside Press, 2001). In 2000, he served as the Executive Editor of Bookface, and before that he worked as the Los Angeles Liaison for Titan Publishing Group. He is the author of The Making of Star Trek: First Contact (Titan Books, 1996), and has published over 500 articles in such magazines as The Believer, Publishers Weekly, Dreamwatch, DeathRay, free inquiry, Star Trek Monthly, Star Wars Monthly, Babylon 5 Magazine, Sci Fi Universe, Doctor Who Magazine, and Manga Max. His articles and stories have been translated into Danish, Greek, German, Italian & French.

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