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Doctor Who the Handbook: The Second Doctor (Doctor Who the Handbook #2)

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After the success of the fourth, sixth, first, fifth and third "Doctor" handbooks, Stammers and Walker have applied their undisputed talent for research and documentation to one of the most fondly remembered eras of Britain's greatest science fiction show.
Paperback, 307 pages
Published December 7th 1997 by Virgin Publishing (first published November 6th 1997)
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Leonardo
Mar 16, 2015 Leonardo rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Whovians and pop-culture fans
Although this book isn't quite as comprehensive as the first book in the series (it lacks the exhaustive day-by-day production notes that makes the book on the Hartnell years an essential reading even in this everything-is-on-the-internet days), it's still an interesting reading for anyone interested in Doctor Who history, during a critical and pivotal time in the history on the now world-wide known TV show. As in the previous installment in the series, the book consists of a series of interview ...more
Sammy
Sep 29, 2015 Sammy rated it it was ok
Shelves: children-s
A satisfactory guide for a new fan, but nothing like the heights reached by book 1. Book 1 had a detailed chronology of the years leading up to, and running through, the Hartnell era, using mountains of quotes from letters, interviews, memos, etc. Book 2 really only confines this to the immediate arrival of Troughton, and then to a specific period encompassing the last few serials.

Also, most of the book is given over to plot summaries in immense detail. These books pre-date DVD (and mainstream i
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Paul Doody
Jun 16, 2010 Paul Doody rated it it was amazing
David Howe and Co tell the inside story of how Doctor Who was made during the turbulent years of the late sixties. Richly detailed and well-written.
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