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Truely Lance Parkin's best book so far.
on 5 March 2001
Lance has actually made use of the time element the Doctor is faced with i.e. he has based the story over the 80s decade. I was hoping an author would utilise this factor at some point in this chapter in the Doctor's life, rather than sticking to just one point in time. Reading novels set 20 years apart rather makes one wonder what the Doctor had been up to. The clever plot and colourful characters keep the interest levels up, along with the different settings in each of the three 'Acts'. The thought-provoking material goes hand-in-hand with the tradgedy and I found myself living in the 80s once more. I even imagined the suggested soundtrack playing in the background of the scenes. As the penultimate story in this set of novels, it makes good reading and I hope Colin Brake can put the cherry on the cake in Escape Velocity.