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Doctor Who: Hope (Eighth Doctor Adventures #53)

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In the far future,
the city of Hope isn’t a place for the weak.

The air is thick with fog. The sea burns. Law and order are a thing of the past. Headless corpses are being found at the edge of the city, and the militia can’t find the killer. Members of a deranged cult mutilate themselves while plotting the deaths of their enemies.

Even the Doctor can’t see any possibility of
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Mass Market Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 4th 2002 by BBC Books
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Em
Jun 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
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The imagery in this story is fantastic. It inspired me to do a lot of sketches.

That being said, it draws a lot of disappointingly obvious parallels with Treasure Planet--not the least of which was 'Silver' the cyborg. It also feels a lot like an episode of Classic Who mixed with The Time Machine. None of that made it any less enjoyable though.

We finally get a look at how the Doctor is coping with the loss of a heart. Anji and Fitz are well portrayed, although I was more interested in the local
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Nicholas Whyte
Apr 08, 2009 rated it liked it
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http://nwhyte.livejournal.com/2281389.html[return][return]Fairly standard Eighth Doctor story, with the Doctor unravelling a local political intrigue as the price of regaining the Tardis, mislaid as so often. There is a very nice Anji subplot exploring her relationship with poor Dave who was killed in her first appearance, eleven books ago.
Daniel Kukwa
Aug 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
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It gets off to a slow start, but this turns out to be an extremely effective novel of the far future, mixing high concept science fiction with some Terminator-inspired cyborg action. It also manages to fit into established television continuity very well...a surprising feat, considering the near-end of the universe it portrays ties in very well to the 10th Doctor episode "Utopia", which itself is an episode written for a series that hadn't yet been envisioned when the novel was written. A very m ...more
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