Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors

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Random House, 2012 - Fiction - 165 pages
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The world is in the grip of a second Ice Age. Despite a coordinated global effort, the glaciers still advance. But they are not the only threat to the planet.

Buried deep in the ice, scientists at Britannicus Base have discovered an ancient warrior. But this is no simple archaeological find. What they have found is the commander of a spaceship that crashed into the glacier thousands of years ago. Thawed from the ice, and knowing their home planet Mars is now a dead world, the Ice Warriors decide to make Earth their own...

Can the Doctor and his friends overcome the warlike Martians and halt the advance of the glaciers?

This novel is based on a Doctor Who story which was originally broadcast from 11 November to 16 December 1967. This was the first Doctor Who story to feature the Ice Warriors.

Featuring the Second Doctor as played by Patrick Troughton, and his companions Jamie and Victoria

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Review: Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors (Doctor Who Library (Target) #33)

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This book was really good. I felt like I was completely immersed in an episode of Doctor Who while I was reading. Definitely worth the read. :D Read full review

Review: Doctor Who and the Ice Warriors (Doctor Who Library (Target) #33)

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base under siege by mysterious creatures. clock counting down to doomsday. probably a Patrick Troughton story, then. Not a classic but the villains are cool. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Brian Hayles wrote for radio, television and film, including such series as The Archers, United! and Z Cars. Hayles' work on Doctor Who included adventures for the first three Doctors. His first story was the well-remembered 'The Celestial Toymaker', and after his historical adventure 'The Smugglers', Hayles wrote 'The Ice Warriors' - introducing the creatures for which he is best remembered. He wrote three further Ice Warriors stories, the last two featuring the Third Doctor and set on the feudal planet Peladon. Brian Hayles died in 1978.

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