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  • Published: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781785943270
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

Doctor Who: City of Death (Target Collection)




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


Discover 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…

  • Pub date: 16 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781785943270
  • Imprint: BBC Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 192
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

James Goss

James Goss has written books for Doctor Who and Being Human, and his Torchwood novels Dead of Winter and First Born were both nominated for the 2012 British Science Fiction Association Awards. His Doctor Who audiobook Dead Air won Best Audiobook 2010. James also spent seven years working on the BBC's official Doctor Who website and co-wrote the website for Torchwood Series One.

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