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The classic Doctor Who story, abridged by James Goss from his original novelisation of the 1979 episode by Douglas Adams and David Fisher

Meet the new Doctor Who classics.

The key to Earth's destruction lies buried in its past.

Visiting Paris in 1979, the Doctor and Romana’s hopes for a holiday are soon shattered by armed thugs, a suave and dangerous Count, a plot to steal the Mona Lisa and a world-threatening experiment with time.

Teaming up with a British detective, the Time Lords discover that a ruthless alien plot hatched in Earth’s pre-history has reached its final stage. If Scaroth, last of the Jagaroth, cannot be stopped then the human race is history, along with all life on Earth…

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781785943270

    April 16, 2018

    BBC Books

    RRP $19.99

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  • EBook

    9781473531246

    April 5, 2018

    BBC Digital

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Also by James Goss

Doctor Who: The Missy Chronicles
Doctor Who and the Krikkitmen
Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred
Doctor Who: The Pirate Planet
Class: What She Does Next Will Astound You
Doctor Who: The Legends of Ashildr
Doctor Who: City of Death
Doctor Who: The Blood Cell (12th Doctor novel)
Doctor Who: The Doctor - His Lives and Times
Doctor Who: A History of the Universe in 100 Objects
Torchwood: First Born
Doctor Who: The Dalek Handbook
Doctor Who: Dead of Winter
Being Human: Bad Blood
Torchwood: Risk Assessment
Torchwood: Almost Perfect

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