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Gallimaufry by Colin  Baker
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May 28, 12

Read from May 25 to 28, 2012

I'm horrifically biased but this collection of stories is fantastic. So many great stories, including three of the Doctor Who variety featuring everybody's favorite technicolour Time Lord. A lot of them hold some killer twists at the end but they are in no way contrived or heavily telegraphed to the point of being obvious. Also, keep a dictionary close at hand; Colin loves him some SAT-level vocabulary. If I had to choose a favorite story from this book, it would be a three-way tie between "Poison Pen", "Rosita", and "A Tourist Invasion".

Everyone who even remotely enjoys Doctor Who or a cracking good read should pick up a copy so that Mister Baker will have more incentive to release another volume of stories in the future. Pretty please?
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05/27/2012 page 73
38.0% "These stories are absolutely brilliant and the endings of each are slaying me with how awesome they are. Also, some serious Richard Matheson-level horror hijinks going on in the first story, I swear it."

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