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Doctor Who: Palace of the Red Sun (Past Doctor Adventures #51)

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Glavis Judd: Protector of the galaxy or interstellar tyrant? Unscrupulous reporter Dexel Dynes doesn’t care. He’s only after a sensational story -- the more violent the better.

Meanwhile, the TARDIS has landed Peri and the Doctor on a strangely isolated little world, whose immaculate gardens basking under a timeless sun seem the very model of tranquillity. Of course, it’s t
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Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published March 4th 2002 by BBC Books (first published 2002)
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Jacqueline O.
This book started very s...l...o...w...l...y. The Doctor (the 6th Doctor, played on the series by Colin Baker) and Peri land on a planet that seems to be an idyllic garden with a red sun. However, there are no people around. And for at least fifty pages... nothing happens, because there are no people around.
Eventually the Doctor and Peri get separated and the TARDIS disappears from where the Doctor left it. Again, very typical and not that interesting.
So I put this book down for a LONG time... l
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James Bowman
Sep 16, 2015 James Bowman rated it liked it
Shelves: owned, sf, dr-who
I didn't go in expecting much from this Sixth Doctor novel, but it was actually pretty good. An interesting setting and slate of original characters (particularly Glavis Judd), and a solidly characterized Doctor and Peri. There are some good mysteries and twists, too. My only quibble was with the ending, which seemed slightly too harsh (but maybe I'm just a softie). (B+)
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Christopher Bulis is a writer best known for his work on various Doctor Who spin-offs. He is one of the most prolific authors to write for the various ranges of spin-offs from the BBC Television series Doctor Who, with twelve novels to his name, and between 1993 and 2000 he had at least one Doctor Who novel published every year.

Bulis' first published work was the New Adventure Shadowmind, publishe
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