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I... Don't Get It?,
By A Customer
This review is from: Doctor Who - Festival of Death (Mass Market Paperback)
I must be one of the few people on the entire planet who can't for the life of them see the apeal in Jonathan Morris's 'Festival of Death'. The interweaving time-travel aspects of the story are a re-run of the Marty-McFly-meets-slightly-younger-Marty-McFly scenes in 'Back to the Future 2'. I really didn't see anything special about this at all. And that's a pity because, apart from the book's 'clever' time-travel elements, there is very little story to be found.
A mad scientist, a depressed computer, a drugged-out lizard, and the last surviving member of a race of tree people are just some of the characters in this novel. Hmm, sounds rather interesting, doesn't it? But it isn't.
This book has been greeted by some quarters of online fandom as the 'Past Doctors Adventures' equivalent to the Second Coming. This probably goes along way to explaining why I'm not at all religious.