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Doctor Who: Timeless (Eighth Doctor Adventures #65)

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With time running out, the Doctor finally understands why 'our' universe is unique. In proving it, he nearly destroys the TARDIS and all aboard -- and becomes involved with the machinations of the mysterious Timeless organisation. They can fix your wildest dreams, get away with murder and bring a whole new meaning to the idea of victimless crime. Soon, Fitz and Trix are ma

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Paperback, 1st, 275 pages
Published September 23rd 2003 by Random House UK
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Michael Battaglia
Mar 31, 2013 Michael Battaglia rated it it was amazing
Oh thank goodness someone rescued this. The multiverse arc has gone on for probably far longer than was comfortable, especially since the conflict was so maddeningly vague at times but if the books were entertaining it was easier to read them as separate entities and not worry about the overall plot in the background. But as the last few books wavered between stridently mediocre and outright bad we were starting to lose that tenuous link between interest and loyalty. I wanted to see this arc end ...more
AJ
Dec 02, 2011 AJ rated it really liked it
Shelves: g-sci-fi, g-who
I thoroughly enjoyed this one. All of characters involved were written very well. Sabbath continues to go through a process of villain decay: he's easily fooled by something reminiscent of something that fooled him back in The Infinity Race, but he's hardly the focus of the story. There's a good balance of light and dark in this one (which is refreshing given the darkness of the story arc they're working with in these later novels) and Anji gets a very odd but not entirely unsatisfying exit from ...more
Maya Panika
Aug 09, 2008 Maya Panika rated it did not like it
I couldn’t get into this at all and I couldn’t even begin to tell you why. It had all the ingredients for a brilliant EDA yet it seemed so dull. The story, whilst intriguing and full of interesting elements just didn’t go anywhere. While the Doctor was, for a change, very well written – I could really hear Paul McGann’s voice saying Steven Cole’s words (which is sometimes a struggle) Anji and Fitz were weak, I thought, and Trix was just annoying. I couldn't engage with it at all and really strug ...more
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Absolutely not my cup of tea.
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Meh. I got about halfway through before giving up.

I bought this in a charity shop a few years ago because the blurb sounded interesting, but it never grabbed me. It’s part of a multi-book arc about the collapse of the multiverse. Potentially exciting, but it deflates the tension, because I can be pretty sure the book doesn’t end with the collapse of the multiverse. It relies on the reader knowing the previous continuity – difficult for me, as I haven’t read any other books in the series.

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Stephen Cole (born 1971) is an English author of children's books and science fiction. He was also in charge of BBC Worldwide's merchandising of the BBC Television series Doctor Who between 1997 and 1999: this was a role which found him deciding on which stories should be released on video, commissioning and editing a range of fiction and non-fiction titles, producing audioboo
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