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Doctor Who: Wonderland (Doctor Who Novellas) Hardcover – 24 Apr 2003

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  • Hardcover: 98 pages
  • Publisher: Telos Publishing Ltd; De luxe limited signed ed edition (24 April 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903889154
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903889152
  • Product Dimensions: 21.7 x 16.1 x 1.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,690,331 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A two-time winner of the prestigious British Fantasy Award, Mark has published his epic, imaginative novels in many countries around the world. He grew up in the mining community of the English Midlands, and was the first person in his family to go to university. After studying Economic History at Leeds, he became a successful journalist, writing for several of the UK's renowned national newspapers as well as contributing to magazines and TV.

When his first short story won Fear magazine's Best New Author award, he was snapped up by an agent and subsequently published his first novel, Underground, a supernatural thriller set in the coalfields of his youth. Quitting journalism to become a full-time author, he has written stories which have transcended genre boundaries, but is perhaps best known in the fantasy field.

Mark has also forged a parallel career as a screenwriter with many hours of produced work for British television. He is a senior writer for BBC Drama, and is also developing new shows for the UK and US.

An expert on British folklore and mythology, he has held several varied and colourful jobs, including independent record company boss, band manager, production line worker, engineer's 'mate', and media consultant.

Having travelled extensively around the world, he has now settled in a rambling house in the middle of a forest not far from where he was born.

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San Francisco 1967. A place of love and peace as the hippy movement is in full swing and everyone is looking forward to the ultimate festival: the human be-in. Summer, however, has lost her boyfriend, and fears him dead, destroyed by a new type of drug nicknamed Blue Moonbeams. Her only friends are three English tourists: Ben and Polly, and their mysterious guardian and friend the Doctor. But will any of them help Summer, and what is the strange threat posed by the Blue Moonbeams?

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Format: Hardcover
Wonderland is the latest novella in the Dr Who Novellas series - now I'll be the first to admit, I'm not the biggest Dr Who fan in the world - I could only tell you the names of a couple of villains and companions and the like, but luckily none of this stops the enjoyment of the series as they're eminently accessible to those not versed in the intricacies of every single Who eppy ever broadcast.
Wonderland is set in ’67 San Francisco, around Haight-Ashbury; and involves an early version of the 2nd Doctor & companions.
(I spent most of the book trying to guess which incarnation it was & had it narrowed down to either the 1st or the 2nd – apparently the companions names give it away.)
So was it any good? Hoo yeah! Loved it.
The storytelling’s divine, there are neat little nods to various aspects of ‘60’s culture: like the Doc’s influence on people like Leary and George Harrison.
And there are plenty of edge-of-the seat moments in the story, even when you think you’ve got to the end and everything’s tied up, there is still a little extra excitement to be had.
Particular favourite bits of mine were: the party at Mathilda’s, Stimson the hep-cat journo, the way the Denny thing was handled & the tripping sequence.
Highly recommended.
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