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Doctor Who : The Dalek Handbook : Dr. Who Series - BBC

Doctor Who : The Dalek Handbook

Dr. Who Series

By: BBC

Hardcover

Published: 12th May 2011
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Exterminate! The chilling battle cry of the Daleks has terrorized and terrified countless billions across thousands of worlds throughout time and space, from Skaro, Vulcan, and Exxilon to the Medusa Cascade, Churchill's War Room, and the opening of the Pandorica. This is the comprehensive history of the greatest enemies of the Doctor.

Learn about the Daleks origins on the planet Skaro, how a Time Lord intervention altered the course of Dalek history, and how they emerged to wage war on Thals, Mechanoids, Movellans, Draconians, and humans. With design artwork and photographs from five decades of Doctor Who, The Dalek Handbook also reveals the secrets of how they're operated, the development of their iconic look and sound, and their enduring appeal in television, radio, books, comics, and more. Including the full story of the Daleks' centuries-long conflict with the one enemy they fear, the Doctor, The Dalek Handbook is the complete guide to the Daleks - in and out of their casings!

About The Author

Steve Tribe is the author of three Doctor Who books - The Time Traveller's Almanac, Companions and Allies and The TARDIS Handbook - and of the audiobook Doctor Who: The Essential Companion, and compiled The University Challenge Quiz Book. He has edited two or three hundred books, and contributes, occasionally, to Doctor Who Adventures and the official Torchwood magazine. James Goss has written two Torchwood novels and a radio play, as well as a Being Human book. 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. In 2007, he won the Best Adaptation category in the annual LA Weekly Theatre Awards for his version of Douglas Adams' novel Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

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4.0

Great Dr Who ref text

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Pros

  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Understand
  • Informative
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

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    • Older Readers

    Comments about Doctor Who : The Dalek Handbook:

    best way to understand the Daleks in Dr Who

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    the complete guide to the Daleks - in and out of their casings., This book stands above many Doctor Who reference books, of both the new series and the Classic. Its presentation is aimed perfectly at the younger audience for which it is intended, yet manages to remain interesting in tone for the older audience... an excellent introduction to the Daleks., A highly informative tome on the factors that allow the Daleks to capture the imagination of Doctor Who fans everywhere ranging from the really young right to the old.

    ISBN: 9781849902328
    ISBN-10: 1849902321
    Series: Doctor Who
    Audience: General
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 160
    Published: 12th May 2011
    Publisher: Ebury Publishing
    Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 12.7  x 2.0
    Weight (kg): 0.36